Thesis, PAE, and SYPA Travel and Research Grants (for GSD and HKS Students)

Our Thesis, PAE, and SYPA Travel and Research Grants provide funding to help offset travel and other research-related expenses for GSD students writing or preparing a master’s thesis and HKS students writing or preparing a Policy Analysis Exercise (PAE) or Second Year Policy Analysis (SYPA) on a topic related to housing or community development. 

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit:

  • A cover letter
  • A copy of their thesis proposal, PAE prospectus, or SYPA project description, as well as their advisor’s contact information.
  • A resume or CV
  • A transcript or description of relevant coursework
  • An itemized budget and timeline/itinerary for the proposed work

GSD students should apply directly via Harvard’s CARAT system. Applications are due by November 15, 2017.

HKS students should apply via the school’s Winter Funding Common Application. Applications are due by October 25, 2017.

For more information, contact james_chaknis@harvard.edu.