American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) Student Summer Fellowship
Post UG, or Graduate
Field of Study:
Social Sci., Business, Law, Education
Short term (less than one year)
Please check website below for the specific date.
The program is designed for graduating college seniors who plan to enter doctoral programs in economics or an affiliated field (e.g., law and economics or economic history), and those enrolled in such programs for no longer than two years. Admission is awarded based on academic achievement, interest in current economic problems, plans for future study, and potential for success. The program is particularly interested in students who aspire to teaching or other careers where they will have an impact on popular economic understanding.
During their two weeks in residence, student fellows participate in intensive seminars on property rights, scientific procedures of inquiry, sound money, and other topics. Assigned readings in these areas provide the basis for written assignments and seminar discussions. Seminar sessions are not conducted as formal lectures, but rather are structured to encourage a disciplined exchange of views.
Those who successfully complete the program are invited to apply for in-absentia fellowships, which provide financial assistance to students enrolled in an accredited graduate-degree program in economics or an approved related field for the following academic year. The average in-absentia fellowship award has been $1,500.
Visit the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) Student Summer Fellowship site.
Amount: Room and board plus a $500 stipend