Application and Criteria

The 2017-2019 HILT Grants Program includes three mechanisms:

  • Advance Grants: 18-month awards up to $25K for previous HILT grant recipients aiming to extend the scale and success of their project (application to open January 2017).
  • Spark Grants for Collaboration, Research and Student Engagement: 18-month awards up to $15K for Harvard benefits-eligible faculty and/or staff (application to open March 2017). 
  • Spark Grants for Students: six-month awards up to $10K for full-time Harvard degree program students (application to open October 2017).

The timeline and individual grants criteria are forthcoming. Please be sure to subscribe to the HILT mailing list at right to receive notifications.

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Application Timing



Application deadline

Feb '17 April '17 Oct '17
Funding term July '17 - Dec '18 July '17 - Dec '18 Jan '18 - June '18