Special Academic Opportunities

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields and to partakeof the American dream.  Fellows must have shown potential in the fields for which they seek further education; the capacity for creativity, persistance, and work; and the commitment to the values of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights, which protect the American dream.

Award

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty individuals a year for up to three years of graduate study in any subject anywhere in the United States.  The Fellowship provides $20,000 maintenance and half tuition wherever the Fellow attends. 

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be either holders of Green Cards, naturalized citizens, or children of two naturalized citizen parents.
  • Not be younger than 20 or older than 30.
  • Be a senior in college or a holder of a bachelor’s degree or presently enrolled in a graduate program.

Web Site

http://www.pdsoros.org

Deadline

November 1, 2009

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