Funded Program On Negotiation (PON) Graduate Research Fellowships 2016- Harvard University

Funded Program On Negotiation (PON) Graduate Research Fellowships 2016- Harvard University

Deadline: February 10, 2016

The Program on Negotiation (PON) Graduate Research Fellowships are designed to encourage young scholars from the social sciences and professional disciplines to pursue theoretical, empirical, and/or applied research in negotiation and dispute resolution. This program provides support for one year of dissertation research and writing in negotiation and related topics in alternative dispute resolution, as well as giving fellows an opportunity to immerse themselves in the diverse array of resources available at PON.

PON Graduate Fellows are expected to participate fully in an interdisciplinary research seminar, faculty seminars, and other special events. They have the opportunity to be involved in an array of other opportunities at the PON consortium schools – Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tufts University, – and other institutions in the Boston area.


  • Students from diverse theoretical and research traditions.
  •  PhD students currently enrolled in programs outside of the United States are also welcome to apply.


  • A stipend of $20,000
  • Communal workspace and related facilities at PON
  • Library and other privileges at Harvard.

How to apply

Please submit the following documents via e-mail or mails to

Beth Hankes
Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School
1563 Massachusetts Ave.
Pound Hall 501
Cambridge, MA 02138
[email protected]
(617) 496-5541

  • A detailed description of her/his proposed research (no longer than 15 pages)
  • A research budget indicating all expenses and other possible sources of financial support
  • A resume
  • A departmentally approved dissertation proposal, and
  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the faculty member who will be supervising his or her research at the student’s home university.

For more information, visit PON Harvard or e-mail inquiries to [email protected].