HUNAP Fellowships, Scholarships, and Grants

HUNAP Fellowships and Grants

HUNAP provides support to Harvard students to conduct research on Native American and Indigenous issues, for professional development activities, and for conference attendance. Harvard students may apply to the following:

  • The HUNAP Nation Building Fellowship provide financial assistance to support the direct expenses related to research and/or fieldwork leading to the fulfillment of a course-related research paper, degree requirements, and/or advancement to doctoral candidacy;
  • The 1665 Caleb Cheeshahteaumuck Pre-Doctoral Fellowship supports currently enrolled Harvard doctoral students who have been advanced to doctoral candidacy and are entering the dissertation completion stage (core course requirements and qualifying paper proposal must be completed);
  • The HUNAP Conference Attendance Grant assists students who will be attending a national/regional/local conference in order to participate in a panel or present on topics relating to Native American and Indigenous peoples;
  • The Allen and Mary Ivey Fund provides financial assistance to Harvard students pursuing research or career development opportunities related to Native American topics by supporting activities that connect students to Native American and Indigenous leaders at the national level. 

Application Deadlines:

  • January 15th for Spring Semester
  • April 30th for Summer Semester
  • September 30th for Fall Semester

Please email to request an application.

Harvard Scholarships

Additionally, the American Indian College Fund manages a Harvard specific fully-funded scholarship to Harvard Law School

  • The American Indian Law School Scholarship is a fully-funded three-year scholarship to offset the cost of attending Harvard Law School. In addition to applying for the scholarship, awardees must be accepted into the JD program to be eligible.

American Indian Law School Scholarship Website and Application Portal

The next scholarship cycle will begin in fall 2020 for students intending to enroll fall 2021.