How to Apply for Obama Foundation Scholars Program 2019

How to Apply for Obama Foundation Scholars Program 2019

Obama Foundation Scholars Program 2019As an Obama Foundation Scholar, you’ll take part in a new program that combines a Master of Arts degree at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy with a one-of-a-kind scholarship that includes access to exceptional experiences outside the classroom with the Obama Foundation. You’ll be part of a network of rising leaders.

Scholarship Description

Host Institution(s)

Obama Foundation and the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, USA

Level/Field of Study

Master of Arts degree in International Development and Policy

Number of Scholarships

Not specified

Target Group

People from around the world who are already making a difference – in civil society, in government, in the private sector, or as entrepreneurs.

Scholarship Value/Inclusions/Duration

The scholarship covers tuition and expenses and provides a monthly living stipend, funding for books and course materials, and opportunities to experience unique out-of-the-classroom programming. Any travel costs for these experiences will also be fully covered.

Eligibility Criteria

The Foundation is seeking emerging leaders from around the world who meet the following criteria:

• Significant work experience (typically 3-5 years or more) and professional accomplishments with a clear trajectory of increasing impact.

• Demonstrated record of community service or working for the public good, either through a full-time professional role or significant engagement outside of primary employment.

• Possess a clear focus on a global challenge or policy issue.

• A clear commitment to return to and reinvest your new skills in your community after the program concludes.

How to Apply

Applications are currently closed.

Applicants will submit a single application for the Harris MA-IDP and the Obama Foundation Scholarship.  Applications are dueTuesday, 17 April 2018.

Application Deadline

17 Apr 2018 (annual)
Study in:  USA
Course starts Oct 2018

It is important to  visit the official website (link found below) to access the online application portal and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

SCHOLARSHIP LINK

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