Apply for an Award from the Richard A. Horovitz Fund for Professional Development

Deadline: May 21, 2017 | Request an Application

The Horovitz Fund is dedicated to African artists and scholars in the humanities and social sciences.  Award winner(s) receive funds to defray educational costs, and applications are now open for the 2017-18 academic year. The amount of the award varies depending on the endowment's market performance, but normally ranges from $6,000 to $12,000.  The award may be used to cover thesis research, tuition, living costs, etc. Qualified applicants must be citizens of a sub-Saharan African country; a graduate student, researcher, or artist in a humanities or social science program at an accredited U.S. university, cultural or artistic institution (on an F or J visa); demonstrate academic achievement and financial need; and not be currently funded by an established education grant program. Qualified candidates should contact Horovitz@iie.org to request an application.