Student Fellowships


Buildings with shadowsRoy and Lila Ash Fellows
The Roy and Lila Ash Fellowship in Democracy is awarded to a meritorious mid-career student with financial need. Leading candidates will demonstrate strong interest in the overarching issues of concern to the Ash Center: improving democratic institutions and public participation; transparency and information disclosure; public sector innovations; improving urban and municipal governance; and political and social development in Asia.

Mason fellows at anniversaryFord Foundation Mason Fellows
The Ford Foundation Mason Fellowship will be awarded every year to meritorious Mason Fellows with financial need. Leading candidates will demonstrate strong interest in the overarching issues of concern to the Ash Center: improving democratic institutions and public participation; transparency and information disclosure; public sector innovations; improving urban and municipal governance; and political and social development in Asia.

Borobudur monumentHKS Indonesia Program Fellowship
The HKS Indonesia Program through Harvard Kennedy School's Financial Aid office, offers limited financial aid to support Indonesian students admitted at the Harvard Kennedy School. For more information on how to get admitted to the degree program at HKS, please visit: www.hks.harvard.edu/degrees/admissions.

ClassroomChina and Globalization Program Fellows
The China and Globalization Program Fellowship will be awarded each year to a Chinese Mason Fellow student with financial need. Leading candidates will demonstrate a strong interest in the areas of domestic politics and social development of China, with a focus on public policy challenges.  

Lee Kwan Yew School of Public PolicyLee Kuan Yew Fellows
The Lee Kuan Yew Fellows Program brings a group of 20 to 25 mid-career students to HKS for one semester each year. Coming from every country in Asia, these students are candidates for the Master in Public Management degree at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.


Dalio Scholars
The Dalio Fellowship will be awarded each year to one Chinese mid-career Mason Program MPA degree student and one Chinese MPP degree student with financial need. Leading candidates will be proven leaders in philanthropy or will demonstrate clear philanthropy sector leadership potential.


Hui Fellows
The Hui Fellowship will be awarded each year to Chinese mid-career Mason Program MPA degree student and Chinese MPP degree students with financial need. Leading candidates will demonstrate a strong interest in the areas of China’s integration with the world economy and polity, sustainability, socio-economic stability, and those active in civil society, with a focus on public policy challenges.