For Students

The Ash Center's affiliated faculty members teach a number of popular HKS degree courses, advise students, and develop unique curricular materials. 

In addition, the Center supports HKS students with tuition assistance and with co-curricular opportunities including funding for student-led events and initiatives, research and applied learning experiences, tech skills workshops, and more.

Fall 2021 Resources

As you start the 2021-22 school year, we invite you to get to know the Ash Center and all we are offer students. We encourage you to join us at our Fall 2021 Student Meet and Greet event on Tuesday, September 21st from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM as well as to explore our Meet the Ash Center page for more information on how you can engage with the Center this year. 

Explore Opportunities

Student Initiatives and Independent Study

Learn more about student-led events, research grants, and independent study. 

Summer Opportunities

Explore applied learning and research opportunities sponsored by the Ash Center. 

Study Groups and Workshops

Engage with practitioners during discussion sessions and hands-on workshops. 

Student Fellowships

The Ash Center offers numerous fellowships to students to support their studies at HKS.

PAE/SYPA Support

Grants to HKS students working on their Policy Analysis Exercises or Second Year Policy Analyses.

Student Research

Find Ash Center-supported student research papers.

Student Spotlight

Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Are Key to Environmental Protection, Says Ford Foundation Mason Fellow David Cotacachi

From the Andes to Washington, D.C., David Cotacachi MC/MPA 2021, a Ford Foundation Mason Fellow at the Ash Center, has spent his life advocating for Indigenous rights and lands.

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