Don Lavoie Fellowship 2024-2025 (Up to $1,250 Grant) – APPLY NOW

The Don Lavoie Fellowship is a competitive and renewable online program designed for advanced undergraduates, recent graduates, and early-stage graduate students. It welcomes applicants from all fields of study who have an interest in exploring fundamental concepts in political economy and learning how to apply these concepts to academic and policy research.

Don Lavoie Fellowship 2024-2025
Don Lavoie Fellowship 2024-2025

Participants of the Don Lavoie Fellowship will engage in a series of online activities, including an interactive discussion portal and virtual reading sessions led by various scholars from the Hayek Program. These activities will introduce them to key theories in the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy, as well as contemporary research within this framework.

Also, fellows will have the opportunity to connect with a network of Mercatus students, alumni, faculty, and scholars who are actively involved in groundbreaking research in contemporary political economy.

Benefits of the Don Lavoie Fellowship 2024-2025

The complete grant of up to $1,250 comprises:

  • A stipend
  • All mandatory readings for online events
  • Support and guidance on research, employment, and graduate school.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the Don Lavoie Fellowship program, you must fall into one of the following categories:

  • Advanced undergraduate students, recent graduates, and early-stage graduate students who have an interest in the Mercatus approach to political economy and policy analysis are encouraged to submit their applications.
  • The Don Lavoie Fellowship is available to students from all disciplines and programs.
  • Students of any nationality enrolled at any university, whether in the United States or abroad, are eligible to apply for the Don Lavoie Fellowship. The program will take place exclusively in an online format.

Application Procedure

The online application includes:

  • A 1-2 page cover letter detailing:
  • Your academic history in graduate school
  • Your areas of research interest and ongoing projects
  • Your knowledge of prominent figures in the Austrian, Virginia, and Bloomington schools of political economy.
  • Your objectives for the program and what you aim to achieve from it.
  • A detailed current resume/CV
  • A few short answer questions
  • Two short essays

The review of applications will commence after the deadline, and they start announcing decisions approximately eight weeks after the deadline.

To be considered for this opportunity, kindly use the provided link to apply. For additional information please visit the official website of Don Lavoie Fellowship.

Application Deadline

April 15, 2024.



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