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Horowitz Foundation Social Policy Grant

Horowitz Foundation Social Policy Grant

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Country: USA
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The Horowitz Foundation invites application for Social Policy Grant. Established in 1997 by Irving Louis Horowitz and Mary E. Curtis as a not-for-profit organization the Horowitz Foundation aims to support the advancement of research as well as understanding in the major fields of the social sciences. Its specific purpose is to provide small grants to aspiring PhD students at the dissertation level to support the research they are undertaking for their project.

Horowitz Foundation Social Policy Grant

The Horowitz Foundation provides the Social Policy grants based solely on the basis of the candidate’s merit. Each grant is worth a total of $7,500; $5,000 awarded initially while the remaining amount, $2,500, awarded upon completion of the project.

Moreover, the grant recipients may be eligible for the second installment if they show evidence of one of the following:

  1. Acceptance and approval of their dissertation;
  2. Likewise, acceptance of an article based on the research by a peer-reviewed journal; or
  3. Invitation to write and publish a book chapter based on the research.

However, the candidates should note that the grants are non-renewable and recipients have five years from the announcement of the award to complete their project and claim their final payment.

Who is eligible for the Horowitz Foundation Social Policy Grant?

Horowitz Foundation considers applicants for the Social Policy Grants if they are:

  • A current PhD (or DrPH) candidates who are working on their dissertation;​
  • However, the applicants may not have a PhD; those who do, are ineligible;
  • Applicants must also have defended their dissertation proposal or had their topic approved by their department;
  • Moreover, applicants can be from any country and any university in the world. US citizenship or residency is not necessary.

The foundation supports projects with a social policy application on either a global or local level.

The Trustees at Horowitz Foundation will assess the application based on criteria such as feasibility, applicability, originality, methodology, theoretically informed or empirically rich research, and letters of recommendation. No specific weight is given to anyone area. Proposals are evaluated based on the overall merit of all aspects of the application.

How to apply for the Horowitz Foundation Social Policy Grant?

To apply for the Social Policy Grant, the candidates will require to complete and submit the online application form. Along with the application form, the candidates will also require to send documents including:

  • Personal Details​ – short answer questions
  • Project Overview – a brief snapshot
  • Your Project – 750-word description
  • Upload Your CV
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation – provide contact information


Horowitz Foundation will accept the application for the Social Policy Grant until 1 December 2019. Applications arriving after the deadline are not eligible for grant consideration.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline01 December,2019
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerHorowitz Foundation



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