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The Burke Fellowship program at the Harvard Global Health Institute provides funding for research fellows, postdocs, junior investigators and Harvard junior faculty for their innovative research and curriculum development and teaching  in global health.

There are three types of Burke Fellowships: 

  1. Burke Global Health Fellowship – Research Award 
  2. Burke Global Health Fellowship – Curriculum Development Award 
  3. (NEW!) Burke Climate and Health Fellowship – Research Award

There are three types of Burke Fellowship awards:

Burke Global Health – Research: $75,000 each 

Research awards provide opportunities for Harvard junior faculty to conduct foundational research that prepares them to be independent investigators or to conduct exploratory work on groundbreaking questions seldom supported by traditional funding sources.

Burke Global Health – Curriculum Development and Teaching: $25,000 each

Curriculum Development and Teaching awards provide opportunities for Harvard junior faculty to apply innovative pedagogy to course development and teaching, particularly at the undergraduate level.

(NEW) Burke Climate and Health – Research: $75,000 each 

The climate and health award includes a salary of $75,000 per year for a total of up to two years to support scholarship related to climate and health. This award is for eligible research fellows, post-doctoral scholars, and early career faculty pursuing scholarly research at the intersection of climate change and global health. Applicants may be internal or external to Harvard. 

For any questions about your eligability or the awards please visit our website or contact Fellowships Manager, Olivia Mulvey olivia_mulvey@harvard.edu