Doctoral degree candidates from all Harvard academic departments and professional schools are eligible to apply. Applicants from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences should have completed their General Examinations and commenced research on their dissertation. Applicants from the professional schools should be conducting a major research project related to South Asia. Students whose research focuses on Pakistan are invited to apply for the SAI-Aman Foundation GSA Fellowship. Learn more.
The South Asia Institute accepts applications for funding for short term grants from Harvard University faculty working in fields related to South Asia. These grants are meant to be used for short-term travel grants as opposed to research grants. Priority is given to junior faculty and grants must be used within the next academic year. Learn more.
The South Asia Institute at Harvard University is pleased to announce the Grant for Entrepreneurship in South Asia (GESA) to students to pursue project(s) that provide entrepreneurial solutions to social and economic problems in South Asia. Proposals considered for funding will include projects that immerse students in the problems of our generation in South Asia and present innovative entrepreneurial attempts towards its solutions. Projects may take the form of a business plan, a plan to build a non‐profit, a plan to create a regulatory intervention, etc. that solves a crisply stated, and significant, problem in a particular setting in South Asia. Learn more.