Radcliffe fellows are exceptional scientists, writers, scholars, public intellectuals, and artists whose work is making a difference in their professional fields and in the larger world.Based in Radcliffe Yard—a sanctuary in the heart of Harvard University—fellows join a uniquely interdisciplinary and creative community. A fellowship at Radcliffe is an opportunity to step away from usual routi... read more
Each of the more than 850 fellows who have been in residence at the Radcliffe Institute has pursued an independent project, but the collaborative experience unites all of them. Scholars, scientists, and artists work on individual projects, or in clusters, to generate new research, publications, art, and more at the Harvard University Radcliff Fellowship
Radcliffe welcomes applications from mid-career practitioners who have held senior leadership positions in non-profits, government, or the private sector. Many mid-career practitioners propose to write a book or series of articles during their year; others plan for the launch of their next venture.
To apply as a practitioner, please use the application for the Humanities and Social Sciences. When selecting a disciplinary area on the application form, please select “Practitioner” from the drop-down menu. You will have additional opportunities to specify your area of focus.
Practitioners should have at least ten years of relevant professional experience and be acknowledged as leaders in their fields. Proposals from practitioners are evaluated based on their professional experience, project feasibility, collegiality, and suitability for the Radcliffe community.
For more information about applying as a practitioner, consult the Practitionerssection
All application materials must be submitted online.