Harvey Fellowship

Awarded by : Mustard Seed Foundation

Updated on Jan 27, 2022
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Harvey Fellowship

  • Applicable for

    All universities in USA +239 more

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 11,90,240/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Sep 2022

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • The Mustard Seed Foundation Want to declare ” The Harvey Fellowship” to Christian students
  • All men receiving aid from the Mustard Seed Foundation have to prove their own faith in Jesus Christ and desire to serve and watch in their own name
  • The fellowship program is offering financial aid to Christian students that are pursuing graduate studies at premier institutions in areas believed to be discriminated by Christians and that use a special vision to impact society by their vocations. Fellowship is granted the first stipend of $16,000 stipends might be renewed for as many as two years

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for all universities in USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Singapore +235 more

  • An individual must be enrolled in or have applied to a full-time graduate program. The Harvey Fellowship is not awarded to individuals pursuing undergraduate degrees, post-doctorate or non-degree programs, or part-time studies
  • The fields of studies covered:
    • Economics, business, and finance in public and private sectors
    • International diplomacy, security, and business
    • Journalism and media
    • Film production and visual and performing arts
    • Public policy and federal, state, and major city government
    • Applied and theoretical sciences
    • Research, teaching, and administration at premier secular colleges and universities

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 16,000 => Rs 11,90,240

Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 77.68 (last updated 8th June 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses Scholarship amount can be used for this
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others Scholarship amount can be used for this

  • Each individual selected for the Harvey Fellowship is awarded an initial stipend of $16,000
  • Fellows are free to use their stipends for legitimate educational expenses which further their vocational goals including tuition, living expenses, research tools or travel, studio space, professional conferences, and interview travel
  • Stipends may be renewed for up to two additional years. Funding may be provided for a total of two years for most master’s programs and a total of three years for law and doctoral programs

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • Special Restriction/s applicable in this case, details for the same elaborated in Scholarship eligibility

  • The fellowship program is offering financial aid to Christian students that are pursuing graduate studies at premier institutions in areas believed to be discriminated by Christians and that use a special vision to impact society through their vocations

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required
UG Required


  • Applicants must:
    • Description of his/her Christian faith, and evidence of its strength and maturity
    • Demonstrated ongoing commitment and accountability to the local church
    • Articulation of the strategic nature of his/her vocational arena as a mission field and as a position from which to influence society
    • The argument for the lack of a distinctively Christian voice in that field
    • Demonstrated expertise within the discipline/field
    • Demonstrated passion and ability to lead others
    • Potential to impact people and systemic structures within the field through his/her vocational vision and commitment
    • Ability to be successful in the chosen field of study, profession, and cultural context
    • Outstanding academic history

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
Essays Required
CV Required
Official transcripts Required

  • The application includes the following components:
    • Complete Contact Information
    • Current Resume or CV
    • Vocational Goal Statement: The vocational goal statement is a short summary of the applicant’s vocational goals. It should explain what the applicant’s degree program will enable him or her to accomplish
    • Affirmation of the Lausanne Covenant: The Lausanne Covenant must be affirmed. Affirmation with qualifications to the Covenant are accepted
    • Essays: Five essays are required and one is encouraged with a maximum 400 words each
      • 1. Personal Faith Statement: Write a personal statement of your Christian faith (what it is that you believe). Explain the significance of your faith in Jesus Christ to your everyday life
      • 2. Vocational goals: Briefly outline your vocational goals. Describe the factors that have motivated you to pursue your vocation
      • 3. Impact: Explain how this vocational arena impacts society at large, and how this vocation is strategic to Christ’s kingdom
      • 4. Leadership: Reference at least one recent leadership experience related to your vocational goal. If possible, show how you have demonstrated the ability to lead others, particularly as the head of an organization or group
      • 5. Degree Program: Describe the special strengths of the degree program(s) to which you have applied, and how they compare to the acknowledged premier programs in your specialty
      • 6. Other (optional): Please state anything else that is important for us to know about you
    • School and Degree Program Information
    • Recommendation letters: Four recommendation letters are required. The letters must come from the applicant’s:
      • Current Local Church
      • Academic Advisor
      • Academic or Professional Field
      • Other Spiritual Recommender
    • Proof of Test scores
    • Official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate programs through the most recent semester are required
    • Work Sample: The work sample may be a significant piece of academic work (research paper or excerpt, conference presentation, published work, scientific research proposal, recital tape, artwork, etc). Written work samples must be no more than 25 pages in total length

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • No specific deadline mentioned

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

FAQ Link https://msfdn.org/harveyfellows/applicants/faqs/

Additional Information

  • Applicants can study anywhere in the world but are only competitive if the university has an internationally-recognized reputation as a “top five” program in the specific discipline

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