The Center for Public Leadership at the Kennedy School of Government has recently announced the availability of predoctoral fellowships for the 2005-06 academic year. The center supports research in areas relating to leadership and the dynamics of progress and change. This fellowship is intended to expose the successful applicant to the academic literature on leadership; help him/her make scholarly connections between leadership and his/her home discipline; and provide him/her with an intellectual environment supportive of the early stages of dissertation work, including prospectus preparation and defense.
Any student in good standing in a Harvard University doctoral program may apply. Generally, the successful applicant will be near the end of the process of completing all required course work and will be investigating dissertation topics or preparing his/her dissertation prospectus. The application deadline is April 1.