Horowitz Foundation Grants to support upcoming scholars through small grants; to promote scholarship with a social policy application; to support projects that address ongoing issues in the social sciences.
- Grants are based exclusively on merit. Grant worth a total of $7,500; $5,000 awarded initially and $2,500 upon completion of the project.
Criteria for completion include:
- Approval of the study
- The article will be accepted based on the research by a peer-reviewed journal.
- Invitation to write a book chapter based on the research.
- Note: Grants are non-renewable, and receivers have 5 years from the announcement of the award to complete their project and claim their final payment.
- Current Doctoral candidates who are working on their project.
- Candidates who do not already have a Ph.D.; those who do, are not eligible to apply.
- Candidates must have defended their project proposal or had their topic approved by their department.
- Candidates from any country and any university in the world may apply. U.S. citizenship or residency is not required.
- Candidates shall be able to apply only once (beginning in 2023). However, if you have applied before 2023 and are keen on applying again you are still eligible.
Criteria for selection of project:
- Projects must have a social policy application on either a global or local level
- Feasibility, pertinency, originality, approach, theoretically informed or empirically rich research, and letters of recommendation
- No specific weight is given to any one area.
- Proposals are evaluated based on the overall merit of all aspects of the application.
How to apply:
- Fill up the application form online.
- Two letters of recommendation
Last date: Dec 02, 2023