The Polonsky Academy for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, established by Dr. Leonard Polonsky, is dedicated to the funding and promotion of outstanding international research in the Humanities and the Social Sciences.

Each year, the Polonsky Academy awards up to six postdoctoral fellowships, tenable for up to five years, to outstanding international scholars working in any field of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Polonsky Academy is committed to providing an environment for research excellence. Fellows work under the best possible conditions for innovative research, including professional autonomy, a scholarly community, and a highly efficient network dedicated to supporting fellows in the pursuit of their academic goals.