The IHS PhD Scholarship: $1,500 for doctoral students
IHS awards the IHS PhD Scholarships each year to promising students dedicated to developing, teaching, and applying the principles of a free society. Last year, 48 scholarships were awarded.
Besides that immediate financial assistance, this scholarship opens up possibilities for your future to:
- Become eligible in the next academic year to apply for the renewable IHS Humane Studies Fellowship that awards up to $15,000.
- Gain access to our vast network of liberty-advancing scholars.
- Receive invitations to exclusive workshops designed specifically to help graduate students improve their research and further their academic careers.
The application for the PhD Scholarship is closed for the 2017-2018 academic year. We will open the application for the 2018-2019 academic year on November 1, 2017.
In the meantime, we encourage you to sign up for updates on additional funding opportunities from IHS, including a notification when next year’s PhD Scholarship application opens.
Eligibility for the PhD Scholarship
Full-time graduate student enrolled in a PhD program during the 2017–2018 academic year are eligible for this scholarship.
Applicants should have a strong record of academic excellence as well as a demonstrated research interest that is rooted in the tradition of individual and economic freedoms.
The PhD Scholarship is intended for first-time participants in any IHS program. If you have already participated in an IHS program or received funding, apply for our renewable Humane Studies Fellowship instead!