Deadline:

 8 February 2019

Location:

USA

(Partially Funded)

Description

The Global Leaders Fellowship

The Global Leaders Fellowship is for incoming graduate students (master’s and doctoral) at the George Washington University who will return to their countries of origin to apply skills learned through their formal education at the GW. The fellowship is intended for GW graduate students who will be future leaders in their fields in their home countries.

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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.

Colleges included for studying on this opportunity:

  • 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

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

SUDAN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA 

Program Period

3 years for Master’s 

5 years for the doctoral

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

– Students holding or intending to apply for an F-1 visa and who are from the following countries:

  • SUDAN
  • SOMALIA
  • DJIBOUTI
  • MAURITANIA

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

– 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).

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

The award will cover up to 18 credit hours. 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 candidate.

How to Apply

First Step: Students need to apply for admission separately through the online process. No Fellowship applicants will be considered who have not completed the admissions application, including payment of their application fee.

Second Step: Applicants must apply via the online submissions portal by the deadline, 8 February 2019, 12:00 PM (NOON) EST. Instructions on how to apply through the portal can be found here.

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

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mahmoud Ezzat /Egypt 

Reviewed by” Dina Nady/ Egypt 

and

Rakia Chebbah/ Tunisia 

MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team