Funding for Summer Fellowships


Harvard College students who have their own summer public service projects in mind are encouraged to submit grant proposals to our office.  Below, you'll find a brief overview of three grant sources from our department, but please click through the left navigation menu for more comprehensive program information.  Students who receive grants from us are expected to adhere to the terms outlined in the "Summer Fellows - Expectations for Students and Organizations" document.

Arthur Liman Public Interest Law Summer Fellowship Program: students can work anywhere in the U.S. on a public interest law project and earn a stipend of $5,000; three to five students are typically selected to participate in this program; this program has a January 12, 2020 student application deadline.

Harvard Clubs Summer Community Service Fellowship Program: we anticipate that over 20 Harvard Clubs and Shared Interest Groups will be raising money to support student public service projects; stipends range from $3,500 to $5,000 per award; this program deadline has been extended until 11:59pm on March 31, 2020.

Summer Federal Work-Study Program for Public Service: students can earn up to $4,000 for summer service working in the U.S.; students must be U.S. citizens to be eligible for federal work-study funding; this program has a May 3, 2020 student application deadline.


2020 Arthur Liman Public Interest Law Fellowship Application197 KB
2020 Harvard Clubs Application Instructions459 KB
2020 Work Study Application Instructions152 KB