Funding: Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grant

Deadline: December 1, 2020

Aim and Mission

  • To support emerging scholars through small grants;
  • To promote scholarship with a social policy application; and
  • To encourage projects that address contemporary issues in the social sciences.

Funding

Grants are based solely on merit. Each is worth a total of $7,500; $5,000 is awarded initially and $2,500 upon completion of the project.

For grant recipients to be entitled to their second installment, they must show evidence of one of the following:

  1. Acceptance and approval of their dissertation;
  2. Acceptance of an article based on the research by a peer-reviewed journal; or
  3. Invitation to write and publish a book chapter based on the research.

Grants are non-renewable and recipients have five years from announcement of the award to complete their project and claim their final payment.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be current PhD (or DrPH) candidates who are working on their dissertation;
  • Applicants must not have a PhD; those who do, are ineligible;
  • Applicants must have defended their dissertation proposal or had their topic approved by their department;
  • Applicants can be from any country and any university in the world. US citizenship or residency is not required.

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