Grants for Independent Projects for Undergraduates

For Harvard undergraduates only.

The Weatherhead Center offers Harvard College undergraduates financial resources to independently organize programs that address their interests related to international, transnational, global, and comparative national issues and may address contemporary or historical topics, including rigorous policy analysis, as well as the study of specific countries and regions outside the United States. Funding can be used to support a speaker series; study groups; special seminars with faculty or visiting scholars; conferences with an explicit undergraduate focus; and other programs related to international affairs that directly benefit the Harvard undergraduate community. The Center will not fund activities on an annual basis.


Grants up to a maximum of $1,000 are available.

Who Is Eligible

Undergraduate organizations and student groups that need funds to support activities related to international affairs that directly benefit the undergraduate community may apply. Applications should indicate all other requests being made concurrently for funding. The Weatherhead Center prefers to support events that do not qualify for other funding. The Center also prefers to support new initiatives.

How to Apply

For the application, go to the Harvard College Common Grant Application website.


Recommended deadlines are October 1, 2022 and February 1, 2023, but proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis until funds are depleted.