To support the career development of its tenure-track faculty, the Division of Arts & Humanities makes available to eligible tenure-track faculty members small grants of up to $3,000 to support travel and other expenses associated with bringing experts to Harvard to review and offer guidance on their in-progress manuscripts. This funding is intended to augment the $1,000 that is provided to each tenure-track faculty member by the Dean of the FAS at the time of the initial faculty appointment (and contained in the faculty member’s start-up account).
The Dean’s Competitive Fund for Promising Scholarship is a targeted program that provides funding in the following categories:
Bridge funding, to allow faculty to continue work on previously funded research, scholarship, or creative activity that does not currently have external funding. Faculty who apply in this category should demonstrate that efforts have been made or will be made to obtain new external funding.
Seed funding, to encourage faculty to launch exciting new scholarship or research directions that might not yet be...
Follow four Harvard undergraduates as they discuss their motivation for pursuing a concentration in the Arts & Humanities. At Harvard, the arts and humanities cover all of the various ways people express, define, and understand themselves and the world.