Reflecting the scale of the Pearson Family’s landmark gift, The Pearson Institute annually funds a select group of distinguished professional and doctoral students dedicated to understanding the causes and consequences of global conflicts and demonstrating an individual potential for impact.

The Pearson Fellows Program

The Pearson Fellows Program is open to master of public policy (MPP) students at Harris Public Policy. Fellows are selected based on a student’s leadership, academic aptitude, and demonstrated dedication to global conflict resolution.

Prospective Pearson Fellows can apply for the Pearson Fellowship as part of the application process to Harris Public Policy.


The Pearson Scholars Program

The Pearson Scholars Program is open to PhD students at Harris Public Policy. Scholars are selected based on leadership, academic aptitude, and proven dedication to global conflict resolution through course work and experience. 

Prospective Pearson Scholars can declare their interest during the application process to Harris Public Policy.

Pearson Fellow speaks at Global Conflict | The Human Impact

Pearson Fellow Olivia Carneiro (MPP '19) speaks at Global Conflict | The Human Impact, a conference held by The Pearson Institute in Belfast, Northern Ireland in August 2018 in partnership with Queen's University Belfast.

Ramin Kohanteb/The Pearson Institute