Summer Seminars
Student Internships
Templeton Fellowships Essay Contest
Independent Scholarship Fund


Facebook Facebook Facebook Facebook

Your participation will advance liberty. Join us as an Independent Institute member.

Contact Us
The Independent Institute
100 Swan Way
Oakland, CA 94621-1428

510-632-1366 Phone
510-568-6040 Fax
Send us email

Interested in working with us?  Click here for more information.

Fellowships Essay Contest

Created in 1974 , the Olive W. Garvey Fellowships were offered biennially from 1982 until 2007. Since 2008 the contest has been sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation and is now annual.

2003 Garvey Fellowship Winners

Essay Topic

    “The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace and the spread of commerce and the diffusion of education than upon the labor of Cabinets or Foreign Offices.” —Richard Cobden (1804–1865)

Junior Faculty Member Winners

Student Winners


    Thomas J. DiLorenzo (Professor of Economics, Loyolla College in Maryland)
    Gerald Gunderson (Professor of Economics, Trinity College)
    John C. Moorhouse (Professor of Economics, Wake Forest University)

The 2002-2003 contest winning essays were selected from over 350 essays submitted from 27 countries on six continents, including Argentina, China, Ghana, India, Israel, Spain and Turkey.

Home | About Us | Blogs | Issues | Newsroom | Multimedia | Events | Publications | Centers | Students | Store | Donate

Product Catalog | RSS | Jobs | Course Adoption | Links | Privacy Policy | Site Map
Facebook Facebook Facebook Facebook
Copyright 2015 The Independent Institute