Oskar Morgenstern Fellowship Program Requirements

Mercatus Center Oskar Morgenstern Fellows are required to:

  • Remain enrolled as a degree seeking doctoral student throughout their participation in the Oskar Morgenstern Fellowship Program
  • Attend and actively participate in all aspects of the scheduled program of events (i.e. the two weekend and a half-weeklong colloquia) including meals, hospitality and other organized social activities
  • Arrive on time and prepared for each colloquium session having carefully read the assigned reading in advance
  • Complete a short evaluation survey following each colloquium
  • Maintain an up-to-date record with the program of a valid postal address to which packages can be shipped
  • Submit an updated curriculum vita on request, quarterly over the course of their participation in the program.

Mercatus Center Oskar Morgenstern Fellows are expected to:

  • Coordinate their schedules to arrive in the DC metro area and arrive at the conference hotel no later than 4pm on the day on which the colloquium commences, making arrangements with their home institution to cover any teaching assignments that might present scheduling conflicts with travel
  • Submit expense reimbursements within 15 days of the adjourning session of each colloquium

Mercatus Center Oskar Morgenstern Fellows are encouraged to:

  • Build relationships with Mercatus Center faculty
  • Build relationships with other program participants
  • Become engaged with professional organizations that support the schools of thought covered in the program, as appropriate