At GSAS, we understand that diversity is important to sustaining Harvard's excellence as an academic institution. We strive to create an inclusive environment where all students can thrive and grow academically and personally. We welcome applications from all groups underrepresented in graduate education, particularly Black and African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and native Pacific islanders.

The GSAS Office of Diversity and Minority Affairs, along with Harvard administrators, faculty members, and graduate students, attend a number of recruitment events throughout the academic year. We hope to you see at one of our events!Read more
GSAS is a community of individuals representing many different races, ethnicities, belief systems, nationalities, genders, and sexual orientations. Augmenting the resources that GSAS provides to all students, graduate student groups support these multiple identities and help you thrive academically...Read more
Participating in research can help you decide whether a PhD is right for you and, if you do apply, makes you a stronger applicant. If you are looking for a short-term research experience, consider a paid summer internship organized by GSAS, Harvard departments, and Harvard-affiliated teaching...Read more