How much is the program administrative fee?

The standard program administrative fee for the full academic year is $25,000 for practitioners (Fellows) and $10,000 for visiting faculty (Scholars). The program fee can be adjusted for research stays of less than a full academic year. The standard fee for a single semester is $12,500 for practitioners and $5,000 for visiting faculty.

Is there any funding through the Weatherhead Center?

There is funding (monthly stipend plus health insurance) for a small number of postdoctoral researchers. Applicants interested in funding from the Center should indicate this in their cover letter at the time of application.

How much does it cost to participate?

Participants are expected to secure their own funding from sabbatical salary or external grants. They will cover their own living expenses and may be assessed a program administrative fee. The cost of living varies, depending on the type of accommodation. There is a range of apartments in the Cambridge area, including apartments through the Harvard housing office. Please note that there is a May 1 deadline to apply for Harvard housing.