Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grants

Application deadline:   January 31, 2016

The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy provides grants to doctoral students based on the following objectives:

  • To support scholars from the social sciences in the early stages of their career through small grants
  • To promote projects which have social policy application
  • To encourage research that addresses contemporary issues within the social sciences
  • Awards are based solely on merit, not to ensure a representative base of recipients or disciplines.


Grants are only open to current PhD candidates whose project has received approval from their department head/university.

  • Grants are not available to applicants who already hold a doctorate
  • Applicants are not required to be citizens or residents of the United States
  • Applicants must have their prospectus or project approved at the time of applying


$7500 per grant—$5000 initially and an additional $2500 upon completion of the project. Grants are non-renewable.

For complete information about this opportunity, see: http://www.horowitz-foundation.org/grant-info/