Scholarships


Harvard Junior Braeden Foldenauer Named Truman Scholar

Harvard undergraduate Braeden J. Foldenauer ’21 was one of 62 college students to join the 2020 class of Truman Scholars, a prestigious graduate scholarship awarded to aspiring public servants.


Harvard Junior Salma Abdelrahman Named Truman Scholar

Salma Abdelrahman ’20 was sitting in a Phillips Brooks House Association meeting when she found out she was one of 62 students across the country named 2019 Truman Scholars, a graduate scholarship for college students committed to public service.


Harvard Rhodes Scholar and DACA Recipient Jin Park Testifies Before Congress

“That’s the perpetual reality of being undocumented,” Jin K. Park ’18-’19 said before the Congressional committee. “No matter how hard I work or what I achieve I’ll never know if I ever have a place in America, my home.”


Harvard Rhodes Scholar and ‘Dreamer’ Risks Being Denied Reentry Into U.S.

Due to his immigration status, Jin K. Park ’18-19 — the first ever Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals beneficiary to win the Rhodes Scholarship — could be denied reentry into the United States if he leaves to pursue a master's at Oxford.


Benshirim Wins Wendell Scholarship Prize

​Ezekiel P. Benshirim ’19, an Integrative Biology concentrator from Cabot House, was awarded the $21,000 Wendell Prize.


Four from Harvard Named 2017 Rhodes Scholars

Three College seniors and a graduate of the Class of 2016 are recipients of this year's Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most prestigious and competitive in the world.


College Forms ‘Start-Up’ Freshman Grants, Increases Tuition

​Starting next fall, incoming freshmen from some low-income families will be eligible for a $2,000 “start-up” grant in addition to their existing financial aid. This announcement from college administrators Tuesday came with another one: tuition will increase 3.9 percent for the 2016-2017 academic year.


Fong and Sprung-Keyser Named Rhodes Scholars

This is the smallest number of Rhodes Scholars since 2006, when no Harvard undergraduates won.


Shiyi Cheery About Education

Philanthropist Pan Shiyi speaks about his scholarship donation and the importance of education in the Science Center on Wednesday. Shiyi and his wife Zhang Xin started the SOHO Scholarship foundation, aimed at bringing Chinese students to elite universities.


CEO and Husband Answer Questions About Education

Philanthropist CEO Zhang Xin and her husband Pan Shiyi answer questions about their scholarship donation from the audience in the Science Center B on Wednesday. The billionaire couple started the SOHO Scholarship foundation, aimed at bringing underprivileged Chinese students to elite universities.


Junior Takes Home Truman Scholarship

Tianhao He ’15 was awarded a Truman Scholarship last week in recognition of his commitment to public service.


HBS Alum Creates New Scholarship Program

Designs for Schwarzman College’s forum were modeled after the Harvard Kennedy Program Founder and Chairman and CEO of Blackstone Group Stephen A. Schwarzman, who himself graduated from the Business School in 1972, said that he envisions the program as comparable to the Rhodes Scholarship.


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