The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School offers fellowships in the field of contemporary Chinese public policy to scholars and practitioners of exceptional promise.
The Ash Center's Democracy Fellowships program aims to support doctoral and post-doctoral scholars in research related to democratic governance. This two-year academic fellowship is for students with completed dissertations in the fields of political theory, political philosophy, sociology, political science, law, or history. MoreÂ»
The Harvard Kennedy School Indonesia Program offers fellowships to support Indonesian students and scholars participating in degree courses and executive education programs at Harvard or conducting research on public policy in Indonesia.
Established in 1998, the New World Fellows Program encourages the next generation of prominent Chinese leaders to develop their professional skills and interact with international leaders of similar seniority and experience, as well as distinguished Harvard faculty, before returning to their positions of responsibility in the Chinese government.
The Rajawali Fellows program allows individuals the freedom to pursue independent research projects, with the help of the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia at Harvard Kennedy School, along with other Harvard resources.
The Ash Center supports outstanding social sciences scholars who are conducting research that focuses on the challenges faced by democratic governments or innovations in government policymakingâ€“core interests of the Ash Center. During their term of appointment, Research Scholars contribute to the Centerâ€™s seminar program, participate in Center programs, and advise students.
Faculty, doctoral, and postdoctoral students serve as Visiting Fellows for varying tenures throughout the academic year at the Ash Center. The Center supports academic scholarship focused on its core research areas, including innovations in public participation and political participation in non-democracies.