Become an Affiliate

iqss affiliatesIQSS welcomes requests from scholars to become affiliated with our institution. Affiliation allows graduate students and faculty to apply for funding or access IQSS-based services, such as Sponsored Research Services. Affiliates are invited to IQSS events, and may be asked to serve on advisory committees. Below is a list of affiliations and requirements. If you have further questions, please contact help@iq.harvard.edu.

Information For Becoming an Affiliate:

Faculty

Harvard Faculty Affiliates are able to apply for Magaro Peer Pre-Review support and the Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URS), and may request the services of the IQSS Sponsored Team when applying for sponsored research grants. They are also placed on an email list inviting them to community activities, talks, and events.  Please note that faculty affiliates may be called upon to participate in reviews of scholarly grant applications.

 Send the following required documents to affiliation@iq.harvard.edu:

  • An email identifying yourself, your department, and your research interest(s).

Non-Harvard Faculty Affiliates

Non-Harvard Faculty Affiliates are placed on an email list inviting them to community activities, talks, and events.

 Send the following required documents to affiliation@iq.harvard.edu:

  • A letter of support from a Harvard Faculty Affiliate.
  • An email identifying yourself, your institution and department, and your research interest(s).

Graduate Student Affiliates

Graduate Student Affiliates may apply for travel grantsresearch grantsdissertation awards and shared office space (which is very limited and available only to graduate students in their G3 year or later). 

Send the following required documents to affiliation@iq.harvard.edu

  • A letter of support from a Harvard Faculty Affiliate.
  • An email identifying yourself, your department, and your research interest(s).

Fellows

Fellows must have a bachelor’s degree and existing and ongoing collaborative relationship with a current Harvard-appointed IQSS Faculty Affiliate.

Send the following required documents to Bonnie O'Brien, Assistant Director of HR:

  • Request for affiliation written by and sent directly from an IQSS-affiliated Harvard Faculty Member;
  • Proof of Bachelor’s degree;
  • Current CV;
  • Research Statement indicating what project you will be working on while at Harvar

Visiting Scholars

Visiting Scholars, who wish to spend time collaborating with Harvard colleagues and making use of Harvard resources while on leave, must have an existing and ongoing collaborative relationship with a current Harvard-appointed IQSS Faculty Affiliate and an appointment in another institution.

Send the following required documents to Bonnie O'Brien, Assistant Director of HR: 

  • A letter of support from a Harvard Faculty Affiliate indicating that your presence at IQSS will be beneficial to the Faculty Affiliate and others in the Harvard Community.
  • A letter from your home institution confirming your current, active appointment and leave status sent to Bonnie O'Brien.