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National Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Competition Details

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Goes By: Soros
Fellowship Website

Awarded to New Americans under age 30 to support up to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States.

A New American is defined to be a resident alien (green card holder), a naturalized US Citizen, or the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens.

A successful candidate will give evidence of at least two of the following three criteria for selection: (1) creativity, originality, and initiative, demonstration in any area of his/her life; (2) a commitment to and capacity for accomplishment, demonstrated through activity that has required drive and sustained effort; and (3) a commitment to the values expressed in the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Candidates must be born on or after November 1, 1983.

Award Value

Up to $25,000 in maintenance grants and up to $20,000 in tuition support for each year of graduate study, up to $90,000 over two years.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen, Permanent Resident, Green Card Holder
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Masters, Doctoral, Professional Degree: Health Sciences, Professional Degree: Business, Professional Degree: Law
Academic Areas: All
Areas of Interest: Public Service
Language Funding No
Location Domestic

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Soros Electronic Deadline
Friday, November 1, 2019
2:00 p.m. EST

Last updated: May 9, 2018

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