Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Deadline: November 12, 2012
Status as a New American: If you were born outside the United States (as a non-citizen), you must, as of November 12, 2012, be either a naturalized citizen or in possession of a green card (i.e., be a resident alien).
Age: You must not have reached or passed your 31st birthday as of November 12, 2012. In other words, you must have been born on or after November 10, 1981.
Academic Standing: You must be a college senior in good standing or hold a bachelor’s degree. If you are currently enrolled in a graduate program in the United States, you must be in your first or second year in that program.
A successful candidate will give evidence of at least two of the following three attributes:
Creativity, originality and initiative demonstrated in any area of his/her life;
A commitment to and capacity for accomplishment, demonstrated through activity that has required drive and sustained effort; and
A commitment to the values expressed in the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
Award: Maintenance grant of $25,000 (paid in 2 installments) and Tuition Grant up to $20,000 per year