$90,0000 Fellowship for Immigrants & Children of Immigrants Pursuing Graduate or Professional Schools

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Sponsored by The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Funding for all types of full-time graduate and professional degrees in law, humanities, medicine, the social sciences, arts, writing, policy, and more. The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is the premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants in the United States. 

Founded by immigrants, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports outstanding New Americans—immigrants and children of immigrants—pursuing graduate school in the United States. With the goal of highlighting the many ways that New Americans contribute to society and culture, the Fellowship supports 30 individuals every year with up to $90,000 in funding per Fellow. 

In addition to receiving up to $90,000 for the graduate program of their choice, each new Fellow joins the lifelong community of past recipients. The active alumni network includes artists, designers, architects, directors, writers, composers, and musicians, in addition to doctors, lawyers, public health experts, professors, engineers, and entrepreneurs. 

Eligible New Americans include green card holders, naturalized citizens, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients, individuals born abroad who graduated from both high school and college in the United States, and the US-born children of two immigrants.

“The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship liberated me from the traditional path I was expected to follow,” said 2009 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow Shantanu Gaur, the cofounder and CEO at Allurion Technologies. “Unburdened from debt and energized by peers who were taking the road less traveled, I have been able to thrive.” 

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Individuals can learn more about the Fellowship, the current Fellows and the application, as well as sign up for the Fellowship’s e-mail list and an informational session webinar, at the program’s website: www.pdsoros.org.

2023 Application Now Open

The application for the 2023-24 academic year is now open and is due on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 2:00 pm Eastern Time (ET).

Selection criteria focuses on accomplishments that show creativity, originality, and initiative. The application is open to college seniors, students applying to graduate school, and those who are in the early stages of graduate school. All applicants must be planning to be enrolled full-time in an accredited graduate program in the US in the 2023-24 academic year. In addition, applicants must be 30 or younger as of the application deadline. Applicants can find full eligibility requirements here.

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