Cora Du Bois Fellowship

A fellowship for Ph.D. candidates in Anthropology working on their dissertations whose research will be enhanced by working at Tozzer Library.

Applications due April 26, 2024.

Offered by the Cora Du Bois Charitable Trust and Harvard University's Tozzer Library, this fellowship provides funding for advanced Ph.D. students in good standing who have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. except writing the dissertation and whose research will be enhanced by the facilities of the Tozzer Library at Harvard University. 

This fellowship is open to Harvard and non-Harvard students.

How to Apply

Applications for 2024 will open in early March, and must be submitted through the CARAT database for Grants and Fellowships. Please note that if you do not have a HarvardKey, you may create a free account from the CARAT homepage.

Fellowship Application



About the fellowship

  • Fellowship funding is offered, for two, six, or twelve months, with the expectation that fellows will complete their dissertation by the end of the funding period.
  • Students in Anthropology or a related field, at any institution, may apply.
  • Applications are due April 26, 2024, and must be submitted through CARAT.

Application materials

  • A statement of purpose for your proposed writing project
  • A table of contents for your writing project
  • A short statement that addresses how you will use Tozzer Library and Harvard Library resources to complete your work
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts and financial statements