Hayek Fund for Scholars - Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University

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The Hayek fund awards grants to aspiring academics pursuing liberty-advancing careers and educational initiatives that go beyond standard curricula.

Eligible career-advancing activities include, but are not limited to:

Presentations at academic or professional conferences. Travel to academic job interviews on a campus or at professional/academic conferences. Travel to archives or libraries for research. Participation in career-development or enhancing seminars. Distribution of a published article to colleagues in your field. Submission of unpublished manuscripts to journals or book publishers.


PhD students or junior faculty members who have previously participated in IHS programs or events.

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Career development grants up to $750 for students and untenured scholars; can cover travel, application fees, conference fees, and other career-related expenses.

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