FAQ

Who is eligible to receive an LCLF Fellowship? 

Applicants must have faculty or faculty emeritus status at an institute of higher education at the time of application and during the entire time covered by the fellowship. U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens are eligible.

Other than sabbatical salary replacement, what types of projects typically receive funding?

Fellowships may be used for a wide variety of projects; examples include publication of research, travel to libraries or collections, dramatic productions, excavation expenses, cost of research materials, conferences, digital humanities initiatives, and salary for research assistance (note funding restrictions). Please contact lclf@fas.harvard....

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My colleague and I would like to apply for a grant together. How do I indicate that we are submitting a joint application?

If you are applying for an application with one or more people, choose one person to be the main contact. Please upload individual CVs for each participant with your application, but submit one proposal and just three letters of recommendation for the project as a whole. In the case of archaeological investigations, note that a project has a three-year limit regardless of who applies for it.

I uploaded my application to the LCLF website and did not receive an immediate email confirmation. How do I know I submitted my documents correctly?

Applicants should receive emails from Interfolio immediately upon submission. Check your spam folder, and then check that your application was fully submitted. Note that either three letters of recommendation or three recommendation requests must be attached to your application before it can be submitted. See... Read more about I uploaded my application to the LCLF website and did not receive an immediate email confirmation. How do I know I submitted my documents correctly?