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PhD Positionsat Institute for Humane Studies in USA, 2021

The Institute for Humane Studies is pleased to offer PhD Scholarships for brilliant students in the USA. Full-time graduate students enrolled in a PhD program during the 2021-2022 academic year are eligible for these endowments.

IHS awards the IHS PhD Positionseach year to promising students dedicated to developing, teaching, and applying the principles of a free society.

IHS is a nonprofit educational organization that engages with students and professors around the country to encourage the study and advancement of freedom.

Brief Description

  • Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing PhD program.
  • Study Subject: The studentships are awarded in the subjects offered by the university.
  • Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this application program.
  • The award can be taken in the USA


To be eligible to apply for the Humane Studies Fellowship, you must:

  • Be enrolled full-time in a PhD program at any institution for the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Have a research interest that contributes to the advancement of classical liberal scholarship.

Scholarships in the USA

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: You have to take admission at any institution in the USA. After taking admission, you can access the online application form for the award.
  • Supporting Documents: To complete the application for the Humane Studies Fellowship, you must upload the following documents:
  • CV
  • A recent writing sample of 3,000 words or fewer. Partial samples of longer works are acceptable.
  • An official or unofficial electronic transcript from your current or most recent institution.
  • If applicable, please upload your dissertation proposal.
  • Each essay should be 500 words or fewer.
  • Explain your research agenda as if speaking to a colleague in your field and why it is important
  • How do you plan to use your Humane Studies Fellowship award?
  • Explain a current or prospective paper or research project you will complete as part of this fellowship, and how it advances an understanding of classical liberal ideas.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.


  • The Humane Studies Fellowship is a non-residency, renewable award of up to $15,000 per year to assist students enrolled or planning to enroll in full-time PhD programs.
  • The Institute for Humane Studies will also offer one $30,000 fellowship this year, but this award is contingent on the needs and calibre of the applicant pool.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2020

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