The Richard A. Horovitz Fund for Professional Development | Apply


  • Be a citizen of a sub-Saharan African country
  • Be a graduate student, researcher or artist in a program at an accredited U.S. university, cultural or artistic institution (on a F or J visa)
  • Specialize in the humanities or social sciences
  • Demonstrate academic achievement, by transcripts and letters of recommendation from faculty members
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Not be currently funded by an established education grant program (this last is particularly important; for example, a Fulbright grantee could not also be a Horovitz grantee)

One to two new scholarships are usually awarded each year, depending on the performance of the endowment fund.

Qualified candidates should contact to request an application. Completed applications should be submitted to IIE no later than May 15, 2014.

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