Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing 

J. Robert Beyster Fellowship, Louis O. Kelso Fellowship & Other Fellowships
for 2022-2023

The Institute invites applications from Ph.D. students, and junior & senior scholars for the 2022–2023 research fellowship competition. The fields are business, economics, finance, psychology, sociology, history, law, management, philosophy, political science, and public policy. Several $25,000 and $12,500 fellowships will be available for scholars from the United States, Canada, and internationally. Stipends can be used for research, travel, or other expenses and are awarded for residence at the scholar’s home university.

The analysis of all forms of broad-based employee share ownership, equity compensation, employee ownership trusts (EOTs), worker cooperatives, profit sharing, and gain sharing are welcome, with emphasis on the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) for the Kelso-Employee Ownership Foundation Fellowships.

Submit a CV and a 1500-word detailed research plan with 3 letters of reference (sent separately) by February 28, 2022 for decisions by April 15, 2022 to: or For more information visit: