For students interested in earning a two-year degree in international development or another field connected to USAID’s mission, the University of Minnesota provides a fellowship programme.
The scholarship offers a $18,000 stipend for each academic year as well as up to $24,000 per year for tuition and other required costs for completing a two-year master’s degree at a U.S. university. Citizens of the United States who want to work in international development or similar sectors are eligible for this opportunity.
The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program is designed to attract highly qualified individuals who are interested in pursuing careers with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
If you are passionate about making a difference on some of the world’s most pressing global issues – poverty, hunger, injustice, disease, environmental degradation, climate change, conflict and violent extremism – a career with the Foreign Service of USAID provides an opportunity to advance U.S. foreign policy interests and help improve the lives of people around the world. With this Fellowship, you will receive the training and support you need to succeed in a career with the Foreign Service, making a real difference in the world. Apply now to begin your journey.
USAID Payne Scholarship Description
- Organization: University of Minnesota
- Department: N/A
- Course level: USAID Payne Fellowship is available to pursue a two-year degree in a Graduate Program
- Award Amount: Varies
- Number of Awards: Up to fifteen
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: U.S. citizens only
- Eligible Countries: USA
- Eligibility: Students can apply to the two-year graduate program in international development or another area related to the mission of USAID. The award includes up to $24,000 per year toward tuition and mandatory fees for completion of a two-year masters degree at a U.S. institution; an $18,000 stipend for each academic year offered at the University of Minnesota.
- The award can be taken in the USA
- Application Deadline: November 04, 2022.
To be eligible for this funding opportunity, students must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized university. Applicants must enroll in a graduate degree program at the University of Minnesota.
How to Apply
To apply for this application , please contact the coordinating campus unit or the organization offering the scholarship directly. The Office for National and international awards may be able to provide guidance on the application process but is not responsible for coordinating applications for this application .
The USAID Payne Fellowship Program awards up to fifteen fellowships valued at up to $52,000 annually for a two-year graduate program in international development or another area related to the mission of USAID. The award includes up to $24,000 per year toward tuition and mandatory fees for completion of a two-year masters degree at a U.S. institution; an $18,000 stipend for each academic year for room, board, books, and other education-related expenses; and up to $10,000 per year in stipend, housing, transportation, and related expenses for summer placements.