How to Apply

Applicants should download the RJF Application cover page, and submit it with a 1-page research proposal, a 2-page curriculum vitae (CV), and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent.  The application cover page, proposal, CV, and letters of recommendation may be either mailed or sent electronically as PDFs to:   


or mail to:

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

The next anticipated application deadline will be in the summer of 2017.  Fellows must have completed their doctoral degrees prior to starting their term. The term of the fellowship is for up to 5 years with a flexible start date. 

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

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