2 December 2019.


New York City, USA.

(Partially Funded)


Henry Hart Rice Urban Studies Fellowship

The Henry Hart Rice Urban Studies Fellowship, endowed by the Rice Family Foundation, is awarded to outstanding students who demonstrate a commitment to bringing their scholarship and expertise to bear upon significant urban issues. The fellowship provides full tuition support for two new students each year.

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The fellowship is named for Henry Hart Rice, who was a leader in the world of residential and commercial real estate for six decades. An industry senior statesman, public servant, author, and lecturer, Mr. Rice conceived and developed projects throughout the U.S. and Canada, but made his biggest impact on New York City real estate and urban planning.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Urban Planning

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Two Years.

Those selected as fellowship semi-finalists will be invited to participate in Skype interviews in early-to-mid February 2020.

Those selected as fellowship finalists will be invited for an in-person interview with the Selection Committee in New York City in late March 2020. Those finalists who cannot travel to New York will be able to interview via Skype. This panel of judges will be comprised of representatives from sponsoring organizations, faculty, and NYU Wagner alumni.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Demonstrate commitment to bringing your expertise to bear upon significant urban issues.
  • Have passion for learning and problem-solving.
  • Demonstrate thoughtful and articulate communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Have steadfast dedication, emotional maturity, flexibility under adverse conditions.
  • Demonstrate success in a first career.
  • All applicants whose native language is not English and who did not receive either a bachelor’s or graduate degree from an English-speaking institution must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)- For the Executive MPA for Global Policy Leadership and the MS in Public Policy programs, our minimum TOEFL Score is 109 and our minimum IELTS Score is 7.5.-For all other programs, our minimum TOEFL Score is 100 and our minimum IELTS Score is 7.0.
  • Due to constraints relevant to US immigration regulations, applicants who will need an F-1 or J-1 student visa are not eligible to apply to certificate programs or pursue non-degree coursework.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

The fellowship provides full tuition support for two new students each year.

How to Apply

First Step: Click on Apply now,click on create new account and choose your type of Application and the time then fill in those details:

  • Essay: Describe your reasons, as they relate to your profession, for attending NYU Wagner and pursuing a particular certificate course of study or completing one or more courses on a non-degree basis.
  • Must submit a one-minute video essay.
  • Resume \ CV.

We encourage you to include information about the following additional activities:
Volunteer, public service, political, and/or civic work you have done.
Academic and professional honors, honorary societies, leadership and service awards.
Other professional activities.
Relevant publications.
Extracurricular activities.

  • Uploaded files must be scanned copies of transcript(s) received from the college/university registrar OR electronic transcripts.
    Transcripts must include your full legal name and the name of the college or university attended and Transcripts must show all courses taken, all credits earned, and all grades received.

Second Step: Submit your application.

Note: Transcripts must be written in English. Word documents and HTML documents are not acceptable. An $85 application fee is required to process your application for admission.

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