PhD Scholarship = Institute for Humane Studies (IHS)

  • Phd
  • Partially Funded
  • 15 March 2017

IHS is a nonprofit educational organization that engages with students and professors around the country to encourage the study and advancement of freedom. Our vision is for free speech, open inquiry, and intellectual diversity to flourish on college campuses; for all college students to have an opportunity to study and debate the ideas of a free society; and for a growing community of scholars to research and teach the principles and practice of freedom.
To thrive as a PhD student, you’re going to need talent, work ethic, and money.
IHS awards the IHS PhD Scholarships each year to promising students dedicated to developing, teaching, and applying the principles of a free society.
Besides that immediate financial assistance, this scholarship opens up possibilities for your future to:
Become eligible in the next academic year to apply for the renewable IHS Humane Studies Fellowship that awards up to  $15,000. Gain access to our vast network of liberty-advancing scholars. Receive invitations to exclusive workshops designed specifically to help graduate students improve their research and further their academic careers.


Full-time graduate student enrolled in a PhD program during the 2017–2018 academic year are eligible for this scholarship.
Applicants should have a strong record of academic excellence as well as a demonstrated research interest that is rooted in the tradition of individual and economic freedoms.
The PhD Scholarship is intended for first-time participants in any IHS program. If you have already participated in an IHS program or received funding, apply for our renewable Humane Studies Fellowship instead!


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