Harvard University Richard Rogers Fellowship for Researchers Worldwide 2019
Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) announces the 2019 cycle of the Richard Rogers Fellowship open to applicants residing anywhere in the world.
lt s a research-focused residency program based in London at the Wimbledon House, designed by Lord Richard Rogers in the late 1960s. Each of the six selected fellows receives a three-and-a-half-month residency at the Wimbledon House, as well as round-trip travel expenses, a $10,000 USD cash stipend, and unique access to London’s extraordinary institutions, libraries, practices, professionals, and other resources. The deadline for applications for the 2019 cycle is October 28, 2018.
Now entering its third cycle, the Richard Rogers Fellowship thus far has welcomed 12 fellows from around the world to London and the Wimbledon House. Fellows have researched a diverse series of topics, including examinations of public and affordable housing; how food and cooking transform cities; and citizen-driven urban regeneration initiatives, among others.
Worth of Award
Each of the six selected fellows receives a three-and-a-half-month residency at the Wimbledon House, as well as round-trip travel expenses, a $10,000 USD cash stipend, and unique access to London’s extraordinary institutions, libraries, practices, professionals, and other resources.
- Applicants must demonstrate professional or research experience in a field related to the built environment, and must propose new or ongoing research that would benefit from a residency in London.
- Preference is given to practitioners and researchers with significant academic credentials or experience in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning or urban design, as well as applicants who propose ambitious research projects with the potential to make a significant impact on relevant fields of research or practice.
- The Fellowship is open to applicants residing anywhere in the world.
- Current Harvard GSD employees are not eligible to apply.
- Winners are expected to secure their own travel + visitor’s documents (UK requirements differ depending on the country of origin and length of stay).
How to Apply
Applicants will be asked to submit:
- Current CV
- Brief research proposal (700 words), including a description of the need for a residency in London
- Portfolio (up to 10 images or documents), including design work and/or research projects and publications
- Three references (names and affiliations only; letters will be requested of finalists)
Deadline: Applications Close: Sunday, 28 October 2018