Find Your Voice as a Scholar

A professional development opportunity that features and supports the extraordinary researchers who make up Harvard’s PhD community.

Eight talented
PhD students

Eight new ideas

Eight compelling talks

Unlimited Potential

Applications open December 1

Watch past Horizon Scholars discuss their experience and learn more about the 2014 Horizon Scholars.

Applications open December 1, 2014.

Each year, eight outstanding PhD candidates are chosen as Harvard Horizons Scholars and receive targeted mentoring and coaching designed to enhance their presentation skills. The program will culminate in the Harvard Horizons Symposium on May 6, 2015, where Horizons Scholars will deliver brief, compelling talks about their research from the Sanders Theatre stage.

Horizons Scholars receive:

  • In-depth, personalized mentoring and coaching;
  • The opportunity to build community with peers across fields in GSAS;
  • The chance to hone research ideas in ways that can powerfully assist dissertation work;
  • A high-quality video of the Harvard Horizons Symposium to further a job search and other professional goals.

Learn more

Meet the Scholars Reception
December 5, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Dudley House Common Room
Speak with past scholars about their Harvard Horizons experience over wine, beer, and snacks

Communicating Your Research—Essentials for PhD Students
January 20, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Science Center 318

Bok Center Open Hours
December 9, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., or by appointment
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Science Center 318
Speak with mentor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by appointment regarding your Harvard Horizons ideas

Video Drop-In Hours
January 21, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, 125 Mount Auburn Street, 505
Get assistance completing your Harvard Horizons video

Eight talented PhD students • Eight new ideas • Eight compelling talks • Unlimited potential

Meet the 2014 Horizon Scholars. And read more about Harvard Horizons and the 2015 application, selection, and mentoring process.

Questions? harvardhorizons@fas.harvard.edu