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Obama Foundation Scholarship for MA International Development & Policy @ Univ. of Chicago: Apply by April 10

By: Usha | 04 Apr 2018 12:00 AM

About the Programme 

Obama Foundation is looking for people from around the world who are already making a difference – in civil society, in government, in the private sector, or as entrepreneurs.

You will have an opportunity to earn a Master of Arts in International Development and Policy (MA-IDP) at Harris Public Policy and receive a full scholarship that includes access to exceptional programming outside of the classroom.

Eligibility

Emerging leaders from around the world who meet the following criteria:

  • Significant work experience (typically 3-5 years or more) and professional accomplishments with a clear trajectory of increasing impact.
  • Demonstrated record of community service or working for the public good, either through a full-time professional role or significant engagement outside of primary employment.
  • Possess a clear focus on a global challenge or policy issue.
  • A clear commitment to return to and reinvest your new skills in your community after the program concludes.

How to apply

Apply online at this link for the Harris MA-IDP and the Obama Foundation Scholarship.

Important Dates

  • Applications are due Tuesday, April 10, 2018.
  • Notifications of admission and scholarship decisions to be released on Thursday, May 31, 2018.
  • Candidates have until Sunday, July 1, 2018 to confirm this acceptance.
  • Leadership Development Week (for scholarship recipients) begins late summer. (Date TBD)
  • Harris Welcome Week begins Monday, September 27, 2018.
  • Classes begin Monday, October 1, 2018.

Contact

Email: HarrisObamaScholars@uchicago.edu

Phone: +1-773.702.8401

For full details, please view the official link given here.

 

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Usha

Loved my student life, love talking to students now. I am a wearer of multiple hats (wife, mom, cook, chauffeur). My job is my hobby! :)

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