Develop ideas. Work toward a career in academia. Impact higher education.
The Humane Studies Fellowship is a renewable, non-residency award of up to $15,000 per year to support current or future students in PhD programs. Intended for graduate students with an interest in developing, teaching, and applying classical liberal ideas and the principles of a free society, this program supports research and teaching in the humanities and social sciences.
The Humane Studies Fellowship is more than just a check to help you pay for your doctorate. Once you become a Fellow, IHS is a partner and champion for your academic career.
As a Fellowship recipient, you will receive individual academic advising as well as guidance, resources, and access to a passionate and supportive community of scholars dedicated to the advancement of classical liberal ideas.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
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