University of Minnesota Fellowship 2024/2025 for International Students

The University of Minnesota Fellowship 2024 is an international student fellowship that is completely funded. This scholarship is offered for Master’s degree studies. This scholarship pays for tuition, living expenses, travel, and health insurance.

The Sawiris Social Development Foundation is happy to announce the fourth cycle of the fully funded Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship Program for students pursuing an MDP at the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

Candidates are provided with the essential skills and knowledge to face the issues of sustainable development, such as the spread of poverty and population increase, food insecurity and climate change, and the management of non-profit initiatives and programs, through a multidisciplinary curriculum.

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

To be considered for a University of Minnesota Fellowship, applicants must complete the following requirements:

  • The following languages are required: English
  • Every country on the planet is eligible.
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a respected academic institution in a comparable field of study.
  • Meet the academic MDP program’s admission requirements.
  • Demonstrate a solid professional and academic track record.
  • Exhibit strong interpersonal skills (via extracurricular activities, community service, and business initiative).
  • Show that you are unable to pay for your studies with your own money.
  • While no prior experience or academic track is required, students who have a solid liberal arts education as well as excellent quantitative and analytical skills will be best prepared for academic success at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
  • It is recommended that you prepare in mathematics, statistics, and economics.
  • It is vital to be able to speak in English. TOEFL or IELTS exam scores of 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based), 100 (Internet-based, minimum of 22 on each component), or 7 (IELTS) are required.
  • A valid Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score is required. There is no needed minimum or maximum score.
  • In the event of unemployment, an HR letter from the current company is necessary, along with a salary/salary slip or a bank statement.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A photocopy of the front page of a current passport.
  • The resume has been revised.
  • Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate programs (if appropriate).
  • One personal photograph.

How to Apply to the University of Minnesota Fellowship?

To apply for this scholarship, please follow the steps below:

  1. Choose Your Program: The Graduate School offers master’s and doctoral degrees in over 130 research-based graduate programs across two locations. Which path will you choose?
  2. Check the Application Criteria: The application requirements for each program may differ. Check that you have all the required supplies and qualifications.
  3. Contact the Program of Your Choice: specific programs may not consider your admission application until specific materials are submitted.
  4. Examine the Application Deadlines: We strongly suggest you send your entire application and any necessary papers at least two weeks before your application deadline to guarantee that your application is processed as promptly as possible.
  5. Apply Now: Fill out an online application, upload your transcripts and credentials, and pay the application fee.

More information about the University of Minnesota Fellowship can be found at https://www.hhh.umn.edu/tuition-and-financial-aid.

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