Humane Studies Fellowships at George Mason University in USA, 2016

Applications are invited for Humane Studies Fellowships to pursue a liberty advancing career in academia. Fellowships are only open to IHS alumni. The Humane Studies Fellowship program awards up to $15,000 that can be used toward tuition, fees, living costs, and other expenses associated with a PhD program. The application deadline is January 31, 2016.

Study Subject(s): The Humane Studies Fellowship program supports study in a variety of fields including economics, philosophy, law, political science, history, and sociology. As you might expect, the kinds of research undertaken generally focuses on that which advances the ideas of a free society. Research interests from previous Humane Studies Fellowship recipients 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
Course Level: It is a non-residency fellowship program to help graduate students succeed in their PhD program.
Scholarship Provider: Institute for Humane Studies of George Mason University
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: To be eligible you must have previously participated in an IHS program (like a summer seminar, summer research fellowship, or research colloquium) or received funding (like a PhD Scholarship, Hayek Fund for Scholars, PhD Application Fee Waiver, Conference & Research Grant, or the Hayek Fund for Future Scholars).

Scholarship Open for International Students: Fellows (IHS alumni) from all around the world are eligible for these Humane Studies.

Scholarship Description: The Humane Studies Fellowship is a renewable, non-residency fellowship program for IHS alumni that awards up to $15,000 per year to help graduate students succeed in their PhD program. The Humane Studies Fellowship program supports study in a variety of fields, including economics, philosophy, law, political science, and sociology, but all fellowships are awarded to graduate students whose research interests place an emphasis on advancing the ideas of a free society.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it covers? The Humane Studies Fellowship program awards up to $15,000 that can be used toward tuition, fees, living costs, and other expenses associated with a PhD program. The Humane Studies Fellowship can be used to pay for tuition, fees, housing costs, and other expenses associated with a graduate PhD program. For research funding, we suggest applying to the Hayek Fund for Scholars which awards up to $750 for conference fees, travel, and other related expenses. Those grants are processed on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Applicants will be notified on May 1, 2016.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. All applications must be submitted through online application system. Applicant will be able to start and save their application and submit it at a later time. If they have not already registered on TheIHS.org, the application requires a short registration process.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 31, 2016.

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