Note what is essentially no-strings research money attached to the following fellowships:

Applications for the Beyster Fellowships and the Kelso Fellowships are open to philosophers interested in the philosophical study of broadened ownership,  broad-based capitalism, economic democracy, and democratic capitalism in the corporation and society in the United States. Philosophical explorations of related phenomena such as employee stock ownership, profit sharing, broad-based stock options and their role in social and economic  life  are also welcome. The fellowships will be awarded to  Phd. candidates,  post-doctoral scholars, or  Visiting Professors.  The Fellows may be supported at their home institution or may be in residence at Rutgers University with the period and length of residency varying between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012. The fellowship s have a stipend of $25,000 or $12,500  that can be used for research, travel, or living expenses.


Please submit the following information by email  by January 31, 2011: 1) A statement of no more than 1500 words describing  the proposed research project including its current status and broader significance; 2)  a vita; and,  3) three letters of reference sent separately by email by the letter writers.  For info, contact Prof.  Joseph Blasi.  Email:,  For more information, please follow this link.