Charles Bullard Fellowship Program 2020 at Harvard University

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Charles Bullard Fellowship Program 2020 at Harvard University

Designation/Position-  Charles Bullard Fellowship Program

Harvard University, USA invites application for Charles Bullard Fellowship Program from eligible and interested candidates

About- The Charles Bullard fellowship program supports advanced research and study by individuals who show promise of making an important contribution, either as scholars or administrators, to forestry and forest-related subjects including biology, earth sciences, economics, politics, administration, philosophy, humanities, the arts, or law.

Research/Job Area- Forest-related subjects including biology, earth sciences, economics, politics, administration, philosophy, humanities, the arts, or law

Location- Harvard University, USA

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  • Bullard Fellowships are generally awarded to individuals in mid-career who have established themselves in academia, public service, or in the private sector.
  • For those in academic careers, preference is ordinarily given to holders of doctoral degrees, but others whose projects show promise of important contributions to forestry and forest studies, broadly defined, will be considered in terms of the likelihood that study and research at Harvard will help fulfill this promise.
  • Judgments of the Committee are based primarily on the quality of the applicant’s professional accomplishments, academic record, and potential benefits from interaction with the Harvard community and its institutional resources. 
  • Please note: This is not a post-doctoral program; recent PhD graduates are generally not appropriate candidates for a Bullard Fellowship.

Job/Position Description- 

Duration – Fellowships may start at any time after September 1. Fellowships are typically 9 months, and can be no less than 6 months and no greater than 12 months in duration.

  • The Fellowships carry stipends up to $60,000; the amount of each award depends on the professional status and needs of the recipient and the duration of the Fellowship.
  • Fellows have the option of having the award paid either to themselves or to the Fellow’s employer.
  • In most cases, the stipend will supplement income received for devoting a period to research, e.g., sabbatical leave pay for an individual in academic life, appointments with federal support for training of individuals in federal public service, or educational leave with pay for individuals in the private sector. Fellowships are not intended to provide significant funds for original research.
  • The Fellowship program makes available to qualified individuals a wide range of opportunities for research in several divisions of Harvard University; this is its unique and greatest virtue.
  • Research areas include, for example, forest ecology, tree physiology, forest soils, forest resource management, conservation and biodiversity issues, environmental policy, industrial ecological issues and management processes, forest land planning and public policy.

How to Apply- Eligible and interested candidate can apply online.


  • Personal Data Sheet; Note: The site is a secured site.
  • Letters of recommendations from 3 References providing a perspective of the applicant’s proposed program and his/her personal and professional qualifications for carrying it out. Applicants will need to provide the 3 referees’ names and contact information online.

    PLEASE NOTE: The FIRST TIME you have entered a referee’s email address and press either SAVE OR SUBMIT your application, an email will be automatically sent to the referee with instructions on how to submit the reference on-line. While applicants are welcome to wait to submit their applications until Dec. 15th, it is strongly recommended that an initial application with the 3 referees’ email addresses be SAVED as soon as possible to allow the referee time to complete their part by Dec. 18th, the deadline for referee submissions.
  • A statement describing the applicant’s professional career to date, proposing a research program at Harvard and evaluating this program in terms of its potential contribution to the applicant’s future professional career (5 page maximum is requested).
  • Financial support requested from the Bullard Fund; other support expected, including sabbatical year pay, other educational leave with pay, and research support. Express in U.S. dollars.
  • 2 page CV including
    • Colleges and universities; dates of attendance and degrees received
    • Professional positions held since graduating college
    • Academic prizes and honors, if any
    • List of up to 10 most significant books, articles, reports, etc.

For Contact- [email protected]

Last Date for Apply– 15 December 2019

  • Applications must be completed by December 15th at 5 pm EST.
  • Reference statements are accepted until December 18th.
  • Successful candidates are notified around March 1st. 

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