University of Minnesota Fellowship 2024/2025 for International Students


The University of Minnesota Fellowship 2024 is a fully financed international student grant. This grant is available for Master’s degree study. This scholarship covers the entire cost of tuition, living expenses, travel, and health insurance.

The Sawiris Social Development Foundation is pleased to announce the fourth cycle of the fully funded Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship Program for individuals seeking an MDP degree from the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs.


Through a multidisciplinary curriculum, candidates are provided with the necessary skills and knowledge to meet the challenges of sustainable development, such as the spread of poverty and population growth, food insecurity and climate change, and the management of non-profit projects and programs.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Masters
  • Institution(s): University of Minnesota
  • Study in: USA
  • Opportunity Focus Areas: Click here to view all the available master’s programs
  • Program Period: Two years
  • Deadline: 
    • December 15: Deadline for consideration for both University of Minnesota fellowships and Humphrey School merit-based aid
    • January 15: Deadline for consideration for Humphrey School merit-based aid

Scholarship Coverage

The scholarship provides the recipients with below benefits:

  • Full tuition.
  • Living expenses.
  • Travel and health insurance.

Eligibility Criteria for the University of Minnesota Fellowship

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for a University of Minnesota Fellowship:

  • Languages required: English
  • All countries in the world are eligible.
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a comparable field of study from a reputable academic institution.
  • Satisfy the academic MDP program’s entrance requirements.
  • Show a strong professional and academic track record.
  • Exhibit good interpersonal skills (extracurricular activities/community service/business initiative).
  • Demonstrate your inability to fund studies with your own money.
  • While no prior experience or academic track is necessary, individuals with a strong liberal arts education and strong quantitative and analytical skills will be best equipped for academic success at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
  • Preparation in mathematics, statistics, and economics is advised.
  • The ability to communicate in English is necessary. Valid TOEFL or IELTS exam scores of 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based), 100 (Internet-based, minimum 22 on each component) or 7 (IELTS).
  • It is necessary to have a valid Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score. There is no minimum or maximum score required.
  • In the event of unemployment, an HR letter from the current employer, with a salary/salary slip or a bank statement, is required.
  • Two recommendation letters.
  • A copy of the front page of a valid passport.
  • Resume has been updated.
  • All undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts.
  • One personal photo.

How to Apply for the University of Minnesota Fellowship?

Please follow the steps below to apply for this scholarship:

  1. Select Your Program: Over two campuses, the Graduate School offers master’s and doctoral degrees in over 130 research-based graduate programs. Which road will you take?
  2. Examine the Application Criteria: Application requirements may differ from one program to the next. Check that you have the necessary supplies and qualifications.
  3. Contact Your Program of Interest: Programs that require certain materials may not examine your admission application until these materials are received.
  4. Check Application Deadlines: To ensure that your application is handled as quickly as possible, we strongly advise you to send your completed application and all essential documentation at least two weeks before your application deadline.
  5. Apply Immediately: Apply online, upload your transcripts and credentials, and pay the application cost.

To learn more about the University of Minnesota Fellowship, go to


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