Pursue your studies, USA. There’s good news! Fellowships at the University of Minnesota are currently open.
We will go over the details of this fellowship, its benefits, and the application process step by step in this article.
International students can apply for this Fellowship 2022-2023, which is a fully supported scholarship. This scholarship is available for masters’s degree studies. This scholarship offers the entire cost of tuition, as well as living expenses, travel, and health insurance.
The Sawiris Social Development Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the fourth round of the fully funded Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship Program for applicants seeking an MDP degree from the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
Candidates will get the necessary skills and knowledge through a multidisciplinary curriculum to face the issues of sustainable development, such as poverty and population increase, food insecurity and climate change, and non-profit project and programme administration.
More About University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (the U of M or Minnesota) is a public land-grant research university located in the Minnesota Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. The Twin Cities campus is split between Minneapolis and Falcon Heights, a St. Paul suburb, about 3 miles (4.8 km) apart.
With 51,327 students in 2019–20, the Twin Cities campus is the oldest and largest in the University of Minnesota system, and it has the ninth-largest main campus student body in the United States. It is the University of Minnesota System’s flagship institution, with 19 colleges, schools, and other major academic units.
In 1851, seven years before Minnesota became a state, the Minnesota Territorial Legislature drafted a charter for the University of Minnesota as a territorial university. The university is now categorised as “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity.”
Minnesota is a member of the Association of American Universities and ranks 17th in research activity, with $954 million in R&D expenditures in fiscal year 2018. The University of Minnesota was named to a list of Public Ivy universities in 2001, which includes publicly funded universities that are thought to provide a quality education comparable to the Ivy League.
Faculty, alumni, and researchers at the University of Minnesota have won 26 Nobel Prizes and three Pulitzer Prizes. The university has 25 Rhodes Scholars, seven Marshall Scholars, twenty Truman Scholars, and 127 Fulbright recipients among its alumni.
Guggenheim Fellows, Carnegie Fellows, and MacArthur Fellows have also been awarded to the university, as have past and present graduates and faculty members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Medicine, and National Academy of Engineering. Hubert Humphrey and Walter Mondale, both vice presidents of the United States, were both University of Minnesota graduates, as was Bob Dylan, who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2016.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers compete in 21 NCAA Division I Big Ten Conference intercollegiate sports and have won 29 national championships. Minnesota’s current and former students have won a total of 76 Olympic medals as of 2021.
- Level of Study: Masters
- Institution(s): University of Minnesota
- Study in: USA
- Opportunity Focus Areas: Click here to view all the available masters programs
- Program Period: Two years
- 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
The scholarship provides the recipients with below benefits:
- Full tuition.
- Living expenses.
- Travel and health insurance.
Eligibility Criteria for University of Minnesota Fellowship
To be eligible for University of Minnesota Fellowship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Required Languages: English
- Eligible Country: All World Countries
- Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a well reputed academic institution in a related field of study.
- Satisfy the entry requirements into the academic MDP program.
- Demonstrate excellent professional and academic track record.
- Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills (extracurricular activities/community work/entrepreneurial initiative).
- Demonstrate the inability to finance studies from own resources.
- While no specific experience or academic track is required, students with a strong liberal arts education background and sound quantitative and analytical skills will be best prepared for academic success at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
- Previous coursework in mathematics, statistics, and economics is recommended.
- English language proficiency is required. Valid TOEFL or IELTS exam scores with a minimum of 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based), 100 (Internet-based, minimum 22 on each section) on the TOEFL, or 7 for the IELTS.
- A valid Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score is required. No specific score is required.
- HR letter from current employer including salary/salary slip or a bank statement in case of unemployment.
- Two letters of recommendation.
- Copy of valid passport ID page.
- Updated resume.
- All undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts.
- One personal photo.
How to Apply for University of Minnesota Fellowship?
Please follow below steps to avail this scholarship:
- Choose Your Program: The Graduate School offers offer masters and doctoral degrees for more than 130 research-based graduate programs across two campuses. Which path will you choose?
- Review Application Criteria: Application requirements may vary from program to program. Be sure you have the correct materials, and qualifications.
- Contact Your Program of Interest: Programs that require specific materials may not review your application for admission until they receive these materials.
- Check Application Deadlines: To ensure your application is processed efficiently, we strongly recommend that you submit your completed application and all required materials at least two weeks before your application deadline.
- Apply Now: Create an application, upload your transcripts and credentials, and pay the application fee.
To know more about University of Minnesota Fellowship, please visit Official Website.