Develop ideas. Work toward career in academia. Impact higher education.
The Humane Studies Fellowship will help you achieve these goals.
A renewable, non-residency fellowship program for IHS alumni, the Humane Studies Fellowship awards up to $15,000 per year to support graduate students in PhD programs.
(Haven’t attended an IHS event or program? Check out our PhD Scholarship here.)
Intended for graduate students with an interest in developing, teaching, and applying the principles of a free society, this program supports research in the humanities and social sciences.
Research interests from previous Humane Studies Fellowship recipients have included:
- Market-based approaches to environmental policy
- The legal development of privacy and property rights in 18th-century England
- The role of patient autonomy in bioethics
- Impediments to economic growth in developing countries
- The relationship between U.S. presidential politics, fiscal policies, and economic performance
The Humane Studies Fellowship is a renewable award of up to $15,000, and you may re-apply each year of your graduate school studies.
For more information, please see the Humane Studies Fellowship FAQs below.
The application for the 2017-2018 Humane Studies Fellowship is now closed. You may sign up for updates on next year’s application, as well as additional funding opportunities from IHS, below.
If you are new to IHS, we also encourage you to apply for the PhD Scholarship, which awards $1,500 to doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences.