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Pursue Your Own Undergraduate Research Project

Pursue your own undergraduate research project under the supervision of an Extension School instructor or a faculty member at another Harvard school. The reading and research course counts as four credits toward your concentration and field, and can fulfill Harvard instructor credit.

At the time of application, you must have completed 64 credits, with 32 credits at Harvard, and 12 credits in your field of study, with a GPA of 3.33 or higher. The deadlines are August 1 for fall projects, December 1 for spring, and May 1 for summer. For more information, review the Reading and Research proposal form.