Dates and Deadlines


Herchel Smith Scholarships starting in September 2025 are open to members of Emmanuel College. You may be currently resident or otherwise and your first degree (at Cambridge or elsewhere) was, or will be, completed between June 2020 & September 2025.

You will need a Raven account either as a student or as a member to make an application.

Applications for the Herchel Smith Scholarships to Harvard for the academic year 2025/26 will open on 9 October 2024.

Application Deadline

Applications are required to be submitted online via the platform here by no later than 6 November 2024 at 11:59 PM, with no exceptions.


A shortlisting meeting will be held on 20 November 2024. Interviews will take place in College on 22 January 2024 in the Timmy Hele Room.