Deadline: 7 December 2015
Applications are open for The Bell Fellowship Program at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS) that provides opportunities for research and leadership training in a flexible, one or two year non-degree program for postdoctoral researchers in the field of population and development.
This postdoctoral fellowship program is named in honor of the late David E. Bell, Clarence Gamble Professor of Population Sciences and International Health, Emeritus, at the Harvard School of Public Health (now the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health), and former director of the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. Professor Bell played a critical role in international population and development throughout his distinguished career. Since its creation in 1990, the program has awarded over 80 fellowships to international professionals in population and development.
- Fellows have access to the full range of resources offered by Harvard University and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
- Each fellow is provided with shared office space at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies in Harvard Square, Cambridge, plus library privileges, health benefits, a research and travel budget, and
- a stipend of $60,000 U.S. dollars per year (12 month appointment).
- To train effective leaders in population and development.
- To improve fellows’ analytical and research skills.
- To foster the ethical sensitivities needed for a career in the field of population and development.
- To increase fellows’ exposure to and challenge their thinking on current issues in population and development.
- To enhance fellows’ prospects for leadership through participation in Center activities, courses and working groups.
- To expand fellows’ professional network for collaboration and exchange.
The Bell fellowship program is open to both U.S. and international scholars.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit their applications electronically with all the required documents at the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit Bell Fellowship Program.