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There are presently no open calls for applications.

Houghton Library Fellowships

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.


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 for 2020-2021. Deadline: January 17, 2020.


Deadline: January 15, 2020 (extended to January 20, upon request).


Application now open. Deadline: February 1, 2020.


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