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.
In 500 words or fewer:
Describe the research project you will complete as part of the fellowship.
Tell us how your research project advances liberty.
To complete the application for the Humane Studies Fellowship, you will need to upload the following:
A recent writing sample of 3,000 words or fewer. If your preferred writing sample is longer than 3,000 words, a partial sample of that work is acceptable.
An electronic transcript from your current (or most recent) institution. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
If you have defended your dissertation proposal, please submit your proposal.
Supporting documents must be uploaded to the application as electronic files (.doc, pdf, etc.) as we no longer accept supporting materials by mail. Please begin collecting supporting materials early, as certain items may take time to compile. Instructions for how to submit supporting materials are listed at the end of the online application.