Individual Funding

During term-time, Public Service and Work-Study Grants are available to work-study eligible students interested in working at a non-profit organization off-campus. Work-study awards are not provided to students working at partisan, political, or religious organizations. Visit the 3rd floor of PBH to learn about programs and organizations that regularly enlist work-study student employees. 

For students who are interested in earning work-study funding during term-time, the Harvard Reads and Counts program offers students the opportunity to tutor children in reading and math. America Reads tutors serve preschool through elementary age children, while America Counts tutors serve elementary through ninth grade students.

The Center for Public Interest Careers (CPIC) at Harvard connects Harvard College students and recent graduates with paid positions in public interest organizations across the United States. By creating internships, fellowships, forums, workshops, and coordinating and mobilizing alumni/ae and campus resources, CPIC seeks to become a model for supporting the development of a new generation of graduates working for the public interest.

Harvard provides summer funding through the programs listed below. Off-campus job listings are also posted in the Student Employment Office. You also may want to view internships posted through the Service to Society Weekly. Click here to register

Name of Program/Grant Deadline Amount
Crimson Summer Academy December 12th, 2014  $1,000 plus room and board
Center for Public Interest Careers February 6th, 2015 $10 per hour (minimum)
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies March 2nd, 2015 Partially Funded
Center for International Development TBA $500 to $5,000 for research
Weissmann International Internship Program February 11th, 2015  Varies
Institute of Politics Director's Internship Programs February 1st, 2015 $3,000-$3,500
Asia Center Deadlines vary $1,000 to $3,000 for research
Committee on African Studies February 13th, 2015 Partially funded
PBHA SUP Counselors Rolling admissions $3,700
Arthur Liman Public Interest Law Summer Fellowship

January 5th, 2015

$1,000-$2,500
Summer Research Travel Grants for International Centers February 13th, 2015 Varies
Institute of Politics Thesis Research Awards (Contact IOP Internships Staff) TBA $1,250
Harvard Clubs Summer Community Service Fellowships March 2nd, 2015

$3,000-4,000

OCS Public Service Grants

Dates vary

$500-$2,500
Institute of Politics Summer Stipend April 5th, 2015 Up to $2,500
Harvard College Summer Work Study Awards April 15th, 2015 $10.25/hr to cap of $3,600

**Deadlines will be updated ahead of application deadlines. Contact Heidi Wickersham for more information at publicservice@fas.harvard.edu.**