International students at the School of Public Policy are encouraged to look into the wide range of fellowship opportunities available.
The African American Institute (AAI): Offers the Atlas Program for African nationals wishing to study in the US. The purpose of this fellowship is to prepare African students to assume high-level positions in their governments, national universities, and the private sector. Students must apply within the USAID missions within their respective countries. Countries included in the program include Benin, Guinea, Namibia, Madagascar, Mozambique, and Tanzania. Helps cover school costs for students coming from Africa.
American Scandinavian Foundation U.S. Fellowships: Graduate fellowships for Scandinavian citizens who wish to pursue graduate study in the US and Americans who wish to study in Scandinavia. Stipends vary according to country and range from $3,000-$18,000.
Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW): Offers several graduate-level scholarships to women who are Canadian citizens or landed immigrants who already hold bachelor's degrees.
Foreign Fulbright Graduate Student Program: Awards nearly 5,000 Fulbright grants each year for foreign students, teachers, professors, and professionals to study, teach, lecture, and conduct research in the US, and for USnationals to do likewise outside the US. Contact your home country's US embassy for application instructions.
Harkness Fellowships: Awarded to citizens of the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand who wish to study health care policy at institutions in the US.
International Peace Scholarships: Grants available to promote world peace and understanding for women who are citizens of any country other than the US or Canada. Awards are for graduate students who are enrolled full time. Money is not to be used for research or dissertation. Maximum amount allotted is $6,000 for period of one year from August to May. Award is renewable once.
The Henry Luce Foundation Grants: Grants designed to increase the number of I. House residents from the People's Republic of China. Grants of up to $3,000 are awarded to residents from China applying to live at the House for the first time. Awards based on demonstrated financial need and the applicants' interest in contributing to the I. House community through participation in its programs. These grants are renewable.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grants: To increase the number of residents from South Africa, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation provides funding for grants to residents from South Africa who are applying to live at the House for the first time. Awards ranging from $2,000 to $3,000, based on demonstrated financial need and the applicants' interest in contributing to the I. House community through participation in its programs. These grants are renewable.
The Soros Foundation Network Scholarship Programs: Merit-based grants for students and scholars who are citizens of Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, Mongolia, and Burma in a variety of academic programs outside their home countries. Applicants may apply for educational subsidy grants after being accepted at/participating in US academic programs but must ultimately apply through the Soros Foundation Office in their native country.
Taraknath Das Foundation: Grants and loans to Indian students, scholars, and writers studying at a US university who have proven their academic excellence.
The Marcus Wallenberg Foundation: Scholarships for students from Scandinavian countries (Sweden, in particular) for US graduate studies in international business and finance. Scholarships are awarded in late fall and range from $20,000-$25,000.