Obama Foundation Scholars Program offers an opportunity for international students by providing a masters program in the field of International Development and policy at the University of Chicago.
University of Chicago
Interested applicants must complete and submit an application through the online application system. Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee. Finalists will be invited to an interview, currently slated for mid-late May. Decisions will be released in June and the cohort will be announced this fall.
A multi-staged candidate evaluation process, conducted over the summer and including an interview, considers candidates based on their potential as civic leaders to address societal challenges faced by communities around the globe.
The applications for the 2022-23 program have been closed. Sign up for the Columbia World Projects newsletter to be notified when the 2023-2024 application becomes available.
United States of America
Arts in International Development and Policy
Covers tuition and expenses and provides a monthly living stipend, funding for books and course materials, and also the travel costs.