The Richard A. Horovitz Fund for Professional Development

The Richard A. Horovitz Fund for Professional Development was established in memory of Richard Horovitz, a Ford Foundation program officer who died in 1991.

The Horovitz Fund is dedicated to African artists and scholars in the humanities and social sciences.  The winner(s) receive an award to defray educational costs for one academic year, renewable for a second year based on satisfactory academic performance and continued need.  The award amount ranges anywhere from $10,000 to $17,000 depending on market performance. The funds may be used to cover thesis research, tuition, living costs, etc.  The amount of the award depends on the funds available from the investment performance of the endowment.

Program Type: Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships

Participant Type: Students

Fields of Study: Arts

Program Location: The Americas

Sponsor: Richard A. Horowitz Fund