The Fellowship Program pays the tuition grant directly to the institution.
The size of the tuition grant depends on the cost of tuition at the institution the Fellow attends. Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans 224 W.
Where: Varies depending on applicant’s choice of graduate program Duration: Each Fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States.
Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support (not to exceed $40,000), as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for two years.
Applicants who have a previous graduate degree or who are in a joint-degree program are eligible.
Ineligible programs: Online programs, executive graduate programs, joint bachelors/master's programs, certificate programs, post-baccalaureate programs, graduate programs that are not in the United States, and graduate programs that are not fully accredited. AGE The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a fellowship program intended for students who are early in their careers.That tiny margin of time made a difference,’’ he says.“But the core of it is that I was never supposed to win that race.”Paul’s varied experiences have helped him build a “toolbox” for future government service.Samir Paul ’21, a teacher and political organizer, has received a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, one of 30 graduate scholarships the trust awards nationwide for immigrants or children of immigrants.The Soros Fellowship winners are chosen from a field of nearly 1,800 applicants based on “creativity, originality, initiative, and sustained accomplishment” and their potential for future “distinctive contributions” to society, culture, or their field, according to the Soros Foundation. Paul becomes one of 50 Soros Fellows who have studied at Columbia University since the program began in 1998.The application includes the following sections: To access the application, click here.Each year the Fellow receives a maintenance grant of ,000 (paid in two installments) and a tuition grant of one-half the tuition cost of the U. graduate program attended by the Fellow (up to a maximum of ,000 per academic year).Eligibility: A New American who is 30 or younger as of the application deadline, and who is pursuing a graduate degree full-time in the United States in the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicants may apply to the Fellowship at the same time that they are applying for graduate school, or after they are already enrolled in graduate school. “It had been many years since someone had done that for me, and Professor Huang did.Who: Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States.