How to Apply

The application process for the 2017 Rowland Fellowship position is currently closed.

The 2018 Rowland Fellowship recruitment process will reopen the summer of 2018. Please check back for new details as they become available.



The application deadline is August 18, 2017

Applicants should click the link below which will take you to a website where you can submit your application materials. Besides answering some questions, you will be asked to submit a one-page research proposal/statement of research, and a two-page curriculum vitae (CV) along with the names and contact information for three referees who will provide letter of recommendation for you. When you complete your submission process, we will automatically send instructions to these referees about submitting their letters of recommendation. You do not have to complete your application in one sitting, and can log back in at a later time to make additions. Once completed you cannot revise your materials. If you do need to submit a revised version, please send an email and we will reactivate your account so you can submit the revised version.  






Dr. Michael Burns
Rowland  Fellows Program
Rowland Institute at Harvard
100 Edwin Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA 02142


Answers to frequently asked questions.   Other questions about the program should be directed to  Download the Rowland Junior Fellowship brochure and the poster.

rfbrochure2017.pdf9.08 MB
rjposter2017.pdf3.21 MB