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Harry Frank Guggenheim Emerging Scholars Awards

Goes By: HFG

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

The Harry Frank Guggenheim (HFG) Emerging Scholars Awards support PhD students in the natural and social sciences and allied disciplines whose research promises to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. The fellowship is a completion award for the final year of the PhD.

The Foundation is interested in violence related to many subjects, including, but not limited to, the following: war, crime, terrorism, family and intimate-partner relationships, climate instability and natural resource competition, racial, ethnic, and religious conflict, political extremism and nationalism. Applicants must be PhD candidates who are at the writing stage of the dissertation and will complete the PhD in the fellowship period.

Applications open November 1 and are due February 1 each year.

Award Value

The award provides a $25,000 dissertation completion fellowship.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Doctoral


No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: January 4, 2024

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