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Fellowship for Serving African-American Communities

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Scholarship deadline

February 4

Amount

$10,000

Awards Offered

5

Type

Award

Renewable

No

Is this a No Essay scholarship?

No

DESCRIPTION

The Fellowship for Serving African American Communities brings together talented and diverse emerging leaders from any race or ethnicity working to reduce disparities in African American and other underserved communities in the U.S. through efforts in health care, education, economic development, public policy, criminal justice reform, social entrepreneurship, and a variety of other fields.

Up to five recipients each year will receive full tuition, health insurance, and a $10,000 annual stipend during their full course of study at Harvard Kennedy School.

The fellowship is open to all admitted degree program students at Harvard Kennedy School. Domestic students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as well as students interested in business, medicine, law, education, and public health. Applicants will be considered based on their academic credentials and demonstrated leadership promise, interest and work in reducing disparities in African-American and other undeserved communities.

Education Level

High School and Bachelor Degree

GPA

No Information Available

Eligibility Criteria

US citizen

The fellowship is open to all admitted degree program students at Harvard Kennedy School. Domestic students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as well as students interested in business, medicine, law, education, and public health.

Applicants will be considered based on their academic credentials and demonstrated leadership promise, interest and work in reducing disparities in African-American and other underserved communities.

REQUIREMENTS

An online application form needs to be submitted.

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Program

Phd

Specialization

Public Administration

Field of Study

Public Administration And Social Service

OTHER INFORMATION

Gender

Male/Female

Scholarship Frequency

Annually

Ethnicity

African American

State

Massachusetts

Outside State Residents eligible

No

International Students eligible

No

Online Master Programs eligible

No

Credibility

Medium

COMMENTS

This fellowship is a not-for-credit program awarding full tuition, health insurance, and an annual stipend of $10,000 intended to inspire and provide concrete opportunities for leadership skill-building, and to connect fellows with an interdisciplinary network of like-minded peers and mentors that will last a lifetime.