IHS Awards Fellowship Recipients up to $12,000

October 23, 2009 | By

The Institute for Humane Studies is accepting applications for its 2010-2011 Humane Studies Fellowships from undergraduate and graduate students interested in the “principles, practices and institutions necessary for a free society.”  Fellowship recipients will receive up to $12,000 each. 

The program, launched in 1983, awarded 165 fellowships this year.  Past winners have conducted research in areas such as:

• impediments to economic growth in developing countries
• market-based solutions to environmental policy
• the role of patient autonomy in bioethics
• the relationship between U.S. presidential politics, fiscal policy, and economic performance.

Applicants for the 2010-2011 fellowship must be full-time students in a graduate program or juniors or seniors in an undergraduate program at a U.S. college or university.  The application deadline is December 31, 2009.  Go to www.theihs.org to learn more or to begin the online application process.