Global Leader Fellowship at George Washington University, 2019

Application Deadline: April 5, 2019

George Washington University is pleased to announce its Global Leader Fellowship to incoming graduate students (master’s and doctoral) who have applied to the George Washington University for Fall 2019 admission. (Current GW graduate students are not eligible for this fellowship). The fellowship is intended for GW graduate students who will be future leaders in their fields in their home countries, returning to their countries of origin to apply skills learned through their formal education at GW.

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This fellowship is for students who have not studied or worked in the U.S. or other countries aside from their home country.

Degree Level: Graduate students (master’s and doctoral)

Field:

Masters and Doctoral Programs under the following schools offered at Foggy Bottom Campus:

  • College of Professional Studies
  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
  • Elliot School of International Affiars
  • Graduate School of Education and Human Development
  • School of Business ( Executive Education program is not eligible)
  • School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Host Country: USA

Number of Scholarships: Not given

Value :  

Three Global Leaders Fellowships, which will cover up to 18 credit hours will be awarded for 2019-20 (fees excluded). The grantee is to provide funds from other sources for books, living, and other expenses, and must provide certification of this support. A Fellowship is renewable each year for a cumulative maximum of three years for Master’s candidates and up to five years for doctoral candidates. This award is stackable.* A grantee must submit renewal materials for the Fellowship each year; renewal is contingent upon the grantee’s grades (GPA of 3.0 or better). The Fellowship is valid for one degree only. Fellowships apply to the fall and spring semesters. Awards for the summer sessions are by petition only and subject to available funding.

Eligible Countries: China (PRC), Cambodia, Eastern Europe, Laos, Latin America, the Caribbean, Mongolia, Sub-Saharan Africa, U.S.S.R. Successor States, Vietnam

Eligibility: 

Students holding or intending to apply for an F-1 visa (J-1 visa is eligible for Fulbright applicants only. Note that other visa types are not eligible.) and who are from the following countries or regions (chosen based on protocol arrangements and areas of the world underrepresented at GW) are preferred to apply.

  • China (PRC)
  • Cambodia
  • Eastern Europe
  • Laos
  • Latin America
  • The Caribbean
  • Mongolia
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • U.S.S.R. Successor States
  • Vietnam

Graduate students (master’s and doctoral) from Foggy Bottom on campus programs in the following schools are eligible:

  • College of Professional Studies
  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
  • Elliott School of International Affairs
  • Graduate School of Education and Human Development
  • School of Business (Executive Education program is not eligible)
  • School of Engineering and Applied Science

Please note that permanent residents, resident aliens and U.S. Citizens are not eligible for this fellowship. Applicants must have an F-1 (J-1 visa for Fulbright applicants only), no exceptions.

English Language Requirements:

As part of the admissions process, applicants must have passed the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 600 on the paper-based exam or 100 on the internet based exam, or an IELTS overall band score of 7.5 (with no individual band below 6.0).

Application: 

Applicants must apply via the online submissions portal by the deadline. 

ONLINE SUBMISSION PORTAL

APPLICATION GUIDE

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITE

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