15 January 2018 (Priority Deadline)

1 April 2018 (It is better to apply as soon as possible.)

NOTE: International candidates needing visas will find it best to apply by the Priority Deadline (15 January 2018), as this will give them time to work with the Georgetown University International Student & Scholar Services Office & the US Embassy to obtain a student visa.



 United States of America (USA)

(Fully and partially Funded)


McCourt School of Public Policy Scholarships for Master Degree in Public Policy (MPP)

The McCourt School’s mission is to give its students the rigorous quantitative and analytic skills needed to design, implement and evaluate smart policies in the U.S. and around the world.

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  • Giving tomorrow’s policy leaders the skills they need to solve society’s most complex challenges.
  • We strive to enroll a diverse student body and encourage applications from individuals with a wide variety of educational and professional backgrounds.
  • International students are an integral part of the McCourt and Georgetown University communities.
  • The McCourt Scholars are a select group of promising future policy makers and scholars whose background, experience, and academic excellence qualify them for this prestigious award.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

  • The MPP is a 48-credit degree program, divided into core courses, elective courses, and a capstone project.
  • Full-time MPP students complete the program in two years.
  • Evening program students complete the program in three years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Academic excellence
  • Applicants have to submit either the GRE or the GMAT.
  • All applicants to The McCourt School are required to demonstrate a level of proficiency in the English language:
    • TOEFL: Score report with a minimum score of approximately 600 (paper-based test) or approximately 100 (internet test). (Minimum of 22 on each individual section.)
    • IELTS: Score report with a minimum score of 7.0.

The TOEFL and IELTS scores must be received directly from the testing organization

If the primary language of instruction of your undergraduate or graduate institution is English you do not need to submit a TOEFL/IELTS score.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully or Partially Funded)

  • Two types of financial assistance are available at Georgetown University: merit-based assistance and need-based assistance.
  • The Scholar award (one form of merit-based assistance) includes full tuition, mandatory fees, a stipend, and health insurance.
  • All full-time MPP students are eligible to be considered for merit-based assistance, and no additional application is required.
  • For more details check this link

How to Apply

First Step: Apply to the Admission office so that you could obtain Admission offer

  1. Create your account
  2. Fill your application
  3. Upload required documents

Second Step: You will be automatically considered to the Merit-Based scholarships once get admitted.

Third Step: After submitting your application. McCourt School of Public Policy best advice is to view your application checklist on the ApplyYourself portal

Generally, decisions are sent out approximately 6-8 weeks after your application is complete.

You have to submit following documents with the application (You can find a check list for the application from here):
  • Resume or CV
  • Official transcripts
  • Official international transcripts
  • 3 Recommendation letters
  • Academic statement
  • Personal statement(optional)
  • Supplemental Data Form
  • Application fee 90$


*The University also will consider waiver requests based on your personal economic situation.

*To request a waiver, please submit a statement explaining the reason for the request and an updated resume to

Scholarship notification is sent in the same letter as the admissions offer. If you have any questions about the scholarship offer, please contact

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This Scholarship Published by:
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