The Centralized Application for Research and Travel (CARAT) is used by undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, and external XID holders to apply for project funding, dissertation research support, internships, fellowships, public service opportunities, etc.


To enter this application you must authenticate via HarvardKey, using either your HarvardKey or XID. After successfully authenticating you will be returned to the application.


Harvard Affiliates: if you are eligible to but have not yet done so, you may claim your HarvardKey here.


If you are not eligible to claim a HarvardKey, you can create a new XID account here if necessary.


XID Users: There may be a 1 hour delay after creating your XID before you can login to Carat while your account is activated.


Login to CARAT


If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please email the HUIT helpdesk at ithelp@harvard.edu or call 617-495-7777.