Research and Fellowship Support
Each year the Lincoln Institute sponsors a wide variety of research projects that are generally organized around a set of land policy topics. This research furthers the exploration of land and tax policy issues and expands the Institute's commitment to cutting-edge land and tax policy research. For a list of on-going research projects at the Institute, click the link below.
The Lincoln Institute offers three types of fellowship programs: Visiting Fellowships, Research Fellowships, and Graduate Student Fellowships. These support scholars, practitioners, and graduate students whose work contributes to our knowledge of land and tax policy and develops ideas to guide policy makers throughout the world.
Each year the Lincoln Institute sponsors a small number of visiting fellows who have special expertise in land and tax policy issues of interest to the Institute. These scholars are invited to undertake research and participate in the Institute's education programs.
David C. Lincoln Fellowships in Land Value Taxation
The David C. Lincoln Fellowships in Land Value Taxation (LVT) were established in 1999 to develop academic and professional interest in this topic through support for major research projects. The fellowship program honors David C. Lincoln, founding chairman of the Lincoln Institute, and his long-standing interest in LVT. The program encourages scholars and practitioners to undertake new work in this field, either in the basic theory of LVT or its applications as a component of contemporary fiscal systems in countries throughout the world. The application deadline for the David C. Lincoln Fellowships is September 15, 2012.
David C. Lincoln Fellowship Application Guidelines, 2012-2013
Special David C. Lincoln Fellowship Application Guidelines, 2012-2013
David C. Lincoln Fellows, 2011-2012
Planning and Urban Form Research Fellowship
The Lincoln Institute's Department of Planning and Urban Form supports research fellowships to develop academic and professional interest in the relationship between the form of the built environment and the mosaic of open spaces across the landscape. The Institute is seeking research proposals that will contribute to the design and implementation of a continental-scale database linked to a Geographic Information System (GIS) focused on tracking, evaluating, and advancing large landscape conservation initiatives in the United States and its neighbors, Canada and Mexico. The deadline for submitting the entire application as an email attachment is March 15, 2011. Fellowship awards will be announced by April 30, 2011.
Planning and Urban Form Fellowship Application Guidelines, 2010-2011
Planning and Urban Form Fellows, 2011–2012
China Program Fellowships 中国年度研究基金
The China Program offers two types of research fellowships to qualified scholars to enhance their capacity in land and tax policy fields that address the Institute's primary interest areas in China. Priority topics include urban economics, land use and policy, urban and rural planning, local public finance, and property taxation. The proposal deadline for the China Program International Fellowship is October 31, 2012.
China Program International Fellowship RFP
China Program International Fellows, 2012-2013
Peking University - Lincoln Institute Center Fellowships, 2012-2013
Fellowships in African Property Tax Research
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the African Tax Institute have begun a comprehensive property tax research project on the African continent, and invite applications for 2010 research fellowships focusing on Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Somalia and Sudan. The application deadline is November 13, 2009.
Africa Research Fellowship Application Guidelines, 2009-2010
Africa Research Fellowship Application Guidelines in French, 2009-2010
Lincoln Institute Scholars Program
The Department of Valuation and Taxation hosts a program for junior scholars in which recent Ph.Ds. specializing in public finance or urban economics have an opportunity to work with senior economists. The application deadline is March 18, 2013. Please send applications and inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Guidelines for this program are available below.
Lincoln Institute Scholar Application Guidelines, 2013
C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellowship Program
The Lincoln Institute's C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellowship Program assists Ph.D. students, primarily at U.S. universities, whose research complements the Institute's interests in land and tax policy. The program provides an important link between the Institute's educational mission and its research objectives by supporting scholars early in their careers. Dissertation fellowship applications are due February 1, 2013 (midnight EST). The awards will be announced by April 30, 2013. Guidelines for this fellowship program, named for the Columbia University economist and longtime member of the Lincoln Institute board, are available below.
C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellowship Application Guidelines, 2013-2014
C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellows, 2012-2013
Program on Latin America and the Caribbean
The Program on Latin America and the Caribbean offers fellowships to students in doctoral and masters programs in Latin American universities. Applications for fellowships for 2013-2014 are due April 8, 2013. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Latin America Program Graduate Student Fellowship Application Guidelines, 2013-2014
Latin America Program Doctoral and Graduate Student Fellows, 2011-2012
China Annual Dissertation/Thesis Fellowship 中国年度研究生奖学金
Through the newly established Lincoln Institute - Peking University Center for Urban Development and Land Policy, the Institute's China Program awards dissertation and master's thesis fellowships to graduate students attending universities in Asia and researching land and tax policy in the People's Republic of China. Fellows participate in a workshop in China to present their proposals and receive comments from an international expert panel.
China Program Doctoral and Graduate Student Fellows, 2011-2012