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Through the To Every Generation campaign, our goal is to raise $100,000 by June 30th, 2021. Here is where we are at:

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The future of the 28twelve Foundation depends on you, the community of Harvey Fellows, in order to achieve our goals of marking, equipping and nurturing Christian graduate students to be leaders in their strategic fields. Will you support us by playing a part in the next phase of the Harvey Fellows program?

For almost 30 years, the Harvey Fellows program has been bringing light to dark places. Each year, a select group of graduate students are chosen to be Harvey Fellows and are generously equipped with financial resources to undertake advanced study at premier graduate institutions in preparation for vocations that are culturally influential. They seek to make Christ known in places where He is not, and impact society with the values of the Kingdom of God.

Over the next 3 years, the 28twelve Foundation will take over this important work from the Mustard Seed Foundation, which founded the Harvey Fellows. The 28twelve Foundation is committed to continuing and expanding what MSF began by offering unmatched support to a new generation of Christian scholars and leaders.

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Our Mission


The 28twelve Foundation seeks to provide vision for the future of the Harvey Fellows program, ensure the continued support and provision of the Harvey Fellowship and encourage fellows through fostering community

The Harvey Fellowship provides financial support to Christian students pursuing graduate studies at premier institutions with a vision to impact society through their vocations. For over 28 years, the Harvey Fellows program has sought to mark, equip and encourage individuals to actively integrate their faith and vocation as leaders in strategic occupations. The Harvey Fellowship is a $16,000 stipend awarded through a competitive process. The stipend may be renewed for up to an additional two years.

If you would like to learn more about the Harvey Fellowship, including information on eligibility and the application process, please email us here.

The Harvey Fellows


Introducing the 2020 Harvey Fellows

In February of 2020, the Harvey Fellows Selection Committee, comprised of the Harvey Fellows Advisory Board and members of the Mustard Seed Foundation Board and staff, selected 10 new Harvey Fellows. The new Fellows are a talented group of passionate Christians who are pursuing degrees at premier institutions in strategic fields:

Frederick Brooks, PhD – Chemistry, Harvard University

Paula Brooks, PhD – Neuroscience, Princeton University

Gregory Deddo, MFA – Visual Arts, Rhode Island School of Design

Matthew Denney, PhD – Political Science, Yale University

Whitney Fowler, PhD – Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago

Christian Espinosa Schatz, PhD – Anthropology & Environmental Studies, Yale University

Aaron Holmes, MFA – Animation, California Institute of the Arts

Lidia Kuo, PhD – Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University

Benjamin Lowe, PhD – Biology, University of Florida

Charis Idicheria Nogossek, PhD – Sociology, University of Cambridge

Featured Fellows

The Harvey Fellows come from around the globe and work in diverse fields. Currently there are over 400 Harvey Fellows worldwide, representing twenty-four countries and over forty academic and vocational fields.

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