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There are presently no open calls for applications.

Houghton Library Fellowships and Hofer Collecting Prize

Houghton Library supports research on its collections by scholars, poets, artists, and Harvard University undergraduate students through four annual fellowship programs: Visiting Fellowship, Undergraduate Fellowship, WPR Creative Fellowship, and New England Regional Consortium Fellowship. The library also sponsors the Philip Hofer Collecting Prize for Books or Art for currently enrolled Harvard undergraduate and graduate students.


Now accepting applications for 2022-2023. Deadline: January 14, 2022.


Now accepting applications. Deadline: February 15, 2022.


Open to Harvard undergraduates only.  Due to the upcoming building renovation at Houghton Library, the Undergraduate Fellowship Program is on pause for 2019-2020. 


Now accepting applications. Deadline: February 18, 2022.


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