Obama Foundation Scholars Program

Obama Foundation
Last date: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Country: 
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Colombia
Haiti
India
Iraq
Kenya
Mexico
Pakistan
United Arab Emirates

Detailed Description

Brief Description:

As 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.

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 specfied

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:

  • 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.

Application Instructions:

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

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  https://harris.uchicago.edu/obama-scholars

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