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PhD Fellowships

PhD Fellowships

The Mercatus PhD Fellowship is a three-year, competitive, full-time fellowship program for students pursuing a doctoral degree in economics at George Mason University. Our PhD Fellows take courses in market process economics, public choice, and institutional analysis and work on projects that use these lenses to understand global prosperity and social change. Successful PhD Fellows have secured tenure-track positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States and in Europe.

The total award of up to $120,000 (over three years) includes a monthly stipend, full tuition support (nine credits per semester), and experience as a research assistant working closely with Mercatus-affiliated Mason faculty.

Graduate Student Programs is no longer accepting applications for the PhD Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year. 

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PhD Fellowship Program Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions about the PhD Fellowship

Graduate Student Paper Workshop

Job Market Candidates

Conference and Research Funding