Grant for PhD Students by Horowitz Foundation 2020

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Last updated on: 02-Jul-2020
EligibilityPhD research students
RegionUnited States
AwardUSD 7,500

About the Program

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy, New Jersey invites applications for Grant for PhD Students 2020 to support emerging and deserving scholars through small grants. The grant aims to address the contemporary issues in social sciences. On the basis of merit, the successful applicants will receive a grant of USD 7,500.

  • Grant for PhD Students by Horowitz Foundation 2020 Deadline01-Dec-2020

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be a current PhD researcher working on his/her dissertation
    • Not hold a PhD degree
    • Have approved dissertation proposal from the head of the department 

    Note – There is no specific eligibility requirement of US citizenship or residency. 

    • Each selected candidate will receive a grant of USD 7,500.
    • Initially, USD 5,000 will be offered and USD 2,500 will be offered after the successful completion of the project.
    • Updated CV
    • Two letters of recommendation
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Click on the link and read all the instructions carefully.
    Step 2: Visit the 'Application Portal' and click on 'Register' to create an account. 
    Step 3: Click on "Grant awards" in programs.
    Step 4: Fill up the two question eligibility form. 
    Step 5: Provide the required details.
    Step 6: Upload a CV and two letters of recommendation.
    Step 7: Review and submit the application form.

Important Dates

Application deadline – 1st December 2020

Selection Criteria

Applications will be evaluated on the basis of the following criteria -

  • Applicability
  • Feasibility 
  • Originality
  • Methodology
  • Theoretically informed or empirically rich research
  • Letters of recommendation 
Terms and Conditions
  • Awards will be offered to individuals only. 
  • Grants are usually administered in the month of June. 
  • These grants are non-renewable and projects need to be completed within 5 years from the date of announcement of the award in order to claim the final payment. 
  • Letters of recommendation must be relevant to the project mentioned in the application form.
  • Announcement of award winners will be made in late May. 
  • The scholars receiving this grant are also eligible for special monetary awards (if applicable).

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