The US-UK Fulbright Commission is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 Fulbright Postgraduate Student Award at the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs.Â
One award will enable a British graduate to pursue any non-dual degree programme in public policy and planning at the school. This Award covers any one or two-year graduate degree offered by the graduate school except dual degrees.
The Humphrey School of Public AffairsÂ ranks among the top professional schools of public affairs at public universities in the US. The school is widely recognised for its role in examining public issues and shaping public policy at the local, state, national and international levels, and for providing leadership and management expertise to public and nonprofit organisations.
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs inspires, educates, and supports innovative leaders to advance the common good in a diverse world. It offers master’s degrees in:
- Development Practice
- Human Rights
- Public Affairs (Mid-Career)
- Public Policy
- Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy
- Urban and Regional Planning
The Fulbright Postgraduate Student Award at the University of Minnesota offers the following benefits:
- $1,500 per month
- Full tuition waiver
- University insurance costs covered
- Sickness and accident benefit coverage
- J-1 visa sponsorship and pre-departure support &Â orientation
- Support in the USA from the Institute of International Education (IIE)
- AccessÂ to a global alumni networkÂ ofÂ collaborative engagement and cultural
diplomacy, with over 300,000 academically and professionallyÂ accomplished members
Eligibility requirements: Applicants must be a UK citizen and hold or expect to obtain a minimum 2:1 honours undergraduate degree or the equivalent prior to their anticipated enrolment with a US university. Those who hold US citizenship may not apply for a UK Postgraduate Award from the US-UK Fulbright Commission.
Closing Date: 6 November 2017 for complete applications
For full information and to apply please click the Apply button below.
Other funding from Fulbright: The US-UK Fulbright Commission also provides funding to Postgraduate student under the All-Disciplines Award category. This category is open to applications from all subject areas. More information can be found at http://www.fulbright.org.uk/going-to-the-usa/postgraduate/fulbright-postgraduate-scholarships/awards-available