Supports graduate study for students with a commitment to a career in public service who are poised to be change agents in their careers. Up to $30,000 for graduate study in any field.
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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.
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.
|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|
|Areas of Interest:||Public Service|
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