Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grants

Application Deadline:  January 31, 2017

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

Grants are awarded solely on merit. Each grant is worth a total of $7,500 – $5,000 is awarded initially and $2,500 upon completion of the project.


  • Current PhD candidates who are working on their dissertation.

  • Applicants who do not already have a PhD; those who do, are ineligible.

  • Applicants must have defended their dissertation proposal or had their topic approved by their department.

  • We accept applicants from any country and any university in the world. U.S. citizenship or residency is not required.

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.