The research areas of this scholarship are: 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
Who can apply to this scholarship? The Humane Studies Fellowship is open to current or prospective full
· time graduate students (including law students) from accredited universities anywhere in the world who have previously received IHS funding at any level or participated in an IHS program (like a summer seminar, research colloquium, policy seminar, or a summer graduate research fellowship). The candidates they seek are, ideally, dedicated to advancing the ideas of liberty through their research and teaching.
Benefits of the scholarship: 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. As a recipient of a Humane Studies Fellowship you will be joining an impressive network of over 5,000 liberty-advancing scholars and students, including David Schmidtz at the University of Arizona, Tyler Cowen at George Mason University, and Randall Kroszner at the University of Chicago. Humane Studies Fellowship winners will also receive invitations to exclusive programs such as the Career Development Seminar, Research Colloquium, and Advanced Topics weekend seminars.
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Duration: Fellowships are awarded for one year, and award winners may reapply for each year of their full-time studies.
Number of scholarships: Not Known