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Krupp Foundation Dissertation Research Fellowships

CES believes that a vital part of training future Europeanists is the ability to conduct fieldwork in the region associated with the research. Thanks to an endowment originally provided by the Krupp Foundation, the Center is able to provide a year of support to a large number of students for dissertation research abroad.

Kelly Brignac (Ph.D. '21) received a Krupp Foundation Dissertation Research Fellowship in 2018-2019.
Kelly Brignac

An interview with Kelly Brignac (Ph.D. '21)


Krupp Foundation Dissertation Research Fellowship Recipients (2020-2013)


How to Apply

Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year

will open in Fall 2021. For questions, contact us.

Application Overview

  • Krupp Foundation Dissertation Research Fellowship funds Harvard doctoral students in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and MIT doctoral students in the social sciences who plan to spend six to twelve months in Europe conducting dissertation research. Only in exceptional circumstances, doctoral students in law, design, government, and education can be considered if the case applies.
  • Applicants must have completed two years of graduate school and have passed their general examinations, but they can be at any stage of research.
  • Topics should focus on political, historical, economic, social, cultural, and intellectual trends, and public policy in modern or contemporary Europe (1750 – present).
  • The fellowship cannot be deferred and must be used within the twelve-month period for which it is awarded.
  • The award covers the Harvard active file fee and individual health insurance (HUSHP Supplemental Insurance only).

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