Harvard Kennedy School: 2017-2018 Nuclear Policy Fellowships

The Project on Managing the Atom offers fellowships for pre- and post-doctoral scholars, and mid-career professionals, during the 2017-18 academic year, in the stimulating environment of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. Post-doctoral scholars and junior faculty members may also apply for Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowships at the Belfer Center. The online application for 2017-2018 fellowships opens December 15, 2016, and the application deadline is January 15, 2017.

The Project on Managing the Atom advances policy-relevant research on reducing the risk of nuclear and radiological terrorism, stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, reducing the dangers of existing nuclear stockpiles, and assessing the future of civilian nuclear power. Researchers interested in strengthening international cooperation on nonproliferation, aspects of preventing nuclear terrorism, and nuclear policy issues in the Middle East, South Asia, and East Asia are particularly encouraged to apply. Also encouraged are proposals examining steps toward the prohibition of nuclear weapons.

  • To learn more about the Managing the Atom Fellowships, click here.
  • For application guidelines and materials, click here.
  • To learn more about Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowships, click here.

The Project on Managing the Atom, based at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, is Harvard’s principal research group focusing on nuclear weapons and nuclear energy policies. For additional information and resources about the project, click here.

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