ISI Richard M. Weaver Fellowship

$15,000

January 23, 2018

Awards Available: 15

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  • Scholarship Description
  • ISI's Graduate Fellowship Program is characterized by the observation of Richard M. Weaver that "a liberal education specifically prepares for the achievement of freedom." After more than fifty years, the ISI graduate fellows program boasts some of the most distinguished figures in the academy and public life. Each year ISI grants Richard M. Weaver Fellowships to students who intend to use their advanced degree to teach. The fellowship seeks to uphold the idea of academic excellence and the role of education in producing persons capable of making reasoned choices in favor of liberty.

    Eligibility:
    -Applicants must be U.S. citizens who will be enrolled in a full-time graduate program for the upcoming academic year
    -Applicants must be members of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute Those attending pre-professional (medical, law, divinity, business, etc.) programs are ineligible

    Applicants must write an original, 1,250-2,500-word essay responding to one of the following questions:
    1. "What is the relationship between liberal education and a free society?"
    2. "What is the significance of the American Founding in the evolution of the free society?"

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Nathaniel Zebrowski
  • 3901 Centerville Road
  • Wilmington, DE 19807
  • awards@isi.org
  • 302-652-4600

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