About Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy:
The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy was established in 1997 by Irving Louis Horowitz and Mary E. Curtis as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Its general purpose is to support the advancement of research and understanding in the major fields of the social sciences. Its specific purpose is to provide small grants to aspiring PhD students at the dissertation level to support the research they are undertaking for their project.The idea for the Foundation emerged from Irving Louis Horowitz’s experience working with doctoral students.
Grant Value & Benefits:
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.
- 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.
The foundation supports projects with a social policy application on either a global or local level.
All applications must be submitted through the application portal;
- All forms and documents must be in English;
- Incomplete applications will not be considered;
- Applications without letters of recommendation cannot be submitted;
- Letters of recommendation must be specific to the applicant’s project;
Award winners will be announced in late May. Deadline: 1 December 2019
Please click here to start your Application.