Horowitz Foundation Scholarship for International Students

The Horowitz Foundation Scholarship has a partial funding value of up to $10,000. This scholarship is open to all nations. Outstanding PhD students from all over the world are encouraged to conduct social policy research with the help of the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy, a non-profit organization that offers scholarships. Through research, analysis, and the distribution of findings, the foundation seeks to enhance the field of social policy. Although overseas students are welcome, the foundation primarily aids PhD students working on social policy research.

Host CountryVarious
Host InstituteVarious
LevelPhD Dissertation
Eligible NationalityInternational
ValueUp to $10,000
Closing DateDecember 1, 11:59
Summary of the Horowitz Foundation Scholarship

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The Horowitz Foundation was founded in 1997, and in 1999 it awarded its first grants. 382 awards have since been given to students at colleges all across the world. The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy provides small funding for doctoral research to up-and-coming social scientists.

Horowitz Foundation Scholarship for International Students
Horowitz Foundation Scholarship for International Students

Benefits of the Horowitz Foundation Scholarship

Each Horowitz Foundation Scholarship is worth a total of $10,000; $7,500 is given at the start and $2,500 is given when the project is finished. The project chosen to have the most creative idea and/or methodology will receive a Trustees’ Award of an extra $3,000, The most exceptional overall project receives an additional $5,000 as part of the Irving Louis Horowitz Award.

Eligibility Criteria

  • National of any country.
  • Candidates for the PhD (or DrPH) who are currently engaged in dissertation work are eligible to apply. The topic must have gained departmental approval before application, and candidates must not have earned a PhD.
  • Before the application deadline, candidates must have formal departmental approval of their dissertation subject.
  • Those who hold a PhD are ineligible.

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Documents/Material Required to Apply

  • Research Proposal: Your research project’s goals, approach, significance, and possible influence on social policy should all be described in your study proposal. Make sure to adhere to any particular instructions given by the foundation when creating your research proposal.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume: Your CV should include information about your training, research experience, publications (if any), and any noteworthy academic or professional accomplishments.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Normally, you’ll have to submit letters of support from professors or other experts who can attest to your qualifications and the importance of your research topic. The amount of recommendations needed and the procedures for submitting them can be found in the scholarship rules.
  • Academic Transcripts: To prove your academic credentials, you can be asked to present transcripts from your current or former educational institutions.
  • Statement of Purpose: In addition to your research proposal, some scholarship applications may request a statement of purpose. Your academic and professional ambitions, as well as how the scholarship will support them, can be revealed in this statement.


Awards are typically announced in May/June; the application deadline is December 1st at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Application Procedure

To apply for the Horowitz Foundation Scholarship for International Students follow the steps given below:

  • All applications must be submitted through the application portal;
  • All forms and documents must be in English;
  • Click the “Application Form” button and create an account
  • Complete the Application, including the following:
    • Personal Details​ – short answer questions
    • Project Overview – a brief snapshot
    • Your Project: 750-word description
    • Upload Your CV
    • Contact information for referees
    • Click the “Review & Submit” button (on or before the deadline – December 1, 11:59 pm).
  • Ensure your referees complete the response by December 1, 11:59 pm.

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