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IHS Summer Graduate Research Fellowship


To give students who share an interest in scholarly research in the classical liberal tradition the opportunity to work on a thesis chapter or a paper of publishable quality and to participate in interdisciplinary seminars under the guidance of a faculty supervisor.


Open to graduate students in the humanities, social sciences and law who intend to pursue academic careers and who are currently pursuing research in the classical liberal tradition.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Award Value

$5,000 stipend plus a travel and housing allowance to attend the two conferences

Application procedure

Applicants must submit a proposal, curriculum vitae, a copy of Graduate Record Examination scores or Law School Admission Test scores and transcripts, a writing sample and reference details. Visit the website for further information.

Closing date

February 15th

Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Graduate
  • Postgraduate

Institute for Humane Studies (IHS)

The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) is a unique organization that assists graduate students worldwide with a special interest in individual liberty. IHS awards over US$400,000 a year in scholarships to students from universities around the world. They also sponsor the attendance of hundreds of students at free summer seminars and provide various forms of career assistance. Through these and other programmes, IHS and a network of faculty associates promote the study of liberty across a broad range of disciplines, encouraging understanding, open enquiry, rigorous scholarship and creative problem-solving.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) by using the links below.


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