How to apply
Complete the online application, which will require the following:
- A brief budget statement related to your proposal.
- A short (2-3 page) research proposal summarizing the work to be undertaken while at PERC
- Individuals who are at a relatively early stage of their career (e.g., untenured faculty or journalists in the first five years of their career) should have a senior participant in the field write a letter of recommendation on their behalf.
Applicants should pay particular attention to the substance of their proposal, ensuring that it is sufficiently specific to be evaluated on its merits; written in a manner that reviewers from different disciplines will be able to appreciate; and consistent with the mission and activities of PERC.
Who should apply?
Lone Mountain Fellowships are offered to scholars, journalists, policy-makers, and environmentalists who are interested in undertaking a project of their choice that advances our understanding of the role of markets and property rights in protecting and enhancing environmental resources.
PERC also offers a work atmosphere particularly appealing to individuals who are careful thinkers and who have an ability to communicate with non-technical audiences, a good sense of humor, and a strong compassion for humanity.
What's in it for you?
- Networking with leaders in the field of free market environmentalism;
- Office space and office support;
- A congenial, stimulating work environment in a locale of unparalleled natural beauty; and
- An ample stipend that will vary with the nature of the work, duration of residence at PERC, and the Fellow's qualifications.