Visiting Scholar Application

The Davis Center invites a limited number of scholars with outside funding to conduct research in residence each year.

  • Please note that these forms must be completed and submitted in one sitting; it is not possible to save a submission in progress or edit results after sending.
  • If you have questions about the Visiting Scholars program or need help with the application form, please contact Stephanie Plant.
The Basics

Contact Information

Proposed term of affiliation
Proposed funding
Visiting Scholars must arrange for a living stipend from their home university or from an organization such as Fulbright, Carnegie, and others.
Please list the organization(s) to which you have applied for the funding of this project/visit. Please specify whether the funding is pending or confirmed.
Please explain how your award would be disbursed. Would your funding source send it to you directly or would it be sent to Harvard for disbursement?
Current Position
Research Interests
Up to 15-20 words. Separate individual terms with semicolon.
Degree Information
Supporting materials

Brief curriculum vitae (CV)

Include academic background, employment history, and major publications. List the institution(s) in which you have studied or worked, institution location(s), field(s) of study, degree(s), and dates of employment or study.

Research proposal

Up to 2,500 words in length. Explain the significance of your proposed research, when you expect to complete it, how it will differ from other studies on the same topic, what materials are available for it, where they are located, and any other information you consider relevant. Explain why the Davis Center would be a suitable place for your work. Please include your full name in the header or footer of your proposal.

Please do not submit additional materials, such as transcripts, certificates, diplomas, monographs, or publications. They will not be considered.