Through Harvard’s institutional subscriptions, all Harvard University affiliates have access to several funding search engines and databases. For questions about these databases or to set up a weekly alert that will deliver funding opportunities to your desktop based on keywords you select, please contact Jennifer Corby at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, Harvard University offers many internal funding programs. Please click here for a list of internal funding opportunities available to faculty, postdocs, and students. Additionally, a curated list of internal opportunities available to postdoctoral scholars can be found here.
Sabbatical funding opportunity deadlines often fall at least a year before your leave start date. Some sponsors run competitions even earlier; the National Endowment for the Humanities has a May deadline for projects beginning as early as January the following year and as late as the following September.
Yes. Some sabbatical funders will only support faculty for an entire academic year leave; however, some give faculty the option of receiving funding for 6 months or less while still others will only fund faculty for less than one semester. Be sure to read the sponsor’s award information or contact Research Development for a tailored funding search based on your needs.