Deadline: February 8, 2019

Functions are open for the International Leaders Fellowship at George Washington College. The International Leaders Fellowship is for incoming graduate college students (grasp’s and doctoral) who’ve utilized to the George Washington College for Fall 2019 admission. (Present GW graduate college students aren’t eligible for this fellowship). The fellowship is meant for GW graduate college students who will probably be future leaders of their fields of their house international locations, returning to their international locations of origin to use expertise discovered by their formal schooling at GW.

This fellowship is for college students who haven’t studied or labored within the U.S. or different international locations other than their house nation.


Three International Leaders Fellowships, which is able to cowl as much as 18 credit score hours will probably be awarded for 2019-20 (charges excluded). The grantee is to supply funds from different sources for books, residing, and different bills, and should present certification of this help. A Fellowship is renewable annually for a cumulative most of three years for Grasp’s candidates and as much as 5 years for doctoral candidates. This award is stackable.* A grantee should submit renewal supplies for the Fellowship annually; renewal is contingent upon the grantee’s grades (GPA of three.Zero or higher). The Fellowship is legitimate for one diploma solely. Fellowships apply to the autumn and spring semesters. Awards for the summer season classes are by petition solely and topic to out there funding.


College students holding or intending to use for an F-1 visa (J-1 visa is eligible for Fulbright candidates solely. Notice that different visa varieties aren’t eligible.) and who’re from the next international locations or areas (chosen primarily based on protocol preparations and areas of the world underrepresented at GW) are most popular to use.

  • China (PRC)
  • Cambodia
  • Japanese Europe
  • Laos
  • Latin America
  • The Caribbean
  • Mongolia
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • U.S.S.R. Successor States
  • Vietnam

Graduate college students (grasp’s and doctoral) from Foggy Backside on campus applications within the following faculties are eligible:

  • Columbian School of Arts and Sciences
  • Elliott College of Worldwide Affairs
  • Graduate College of Training and Human Improvement
  • College of Enterprise (Govt Training program just isn’t eligible)
  • College of Engineering and Utilized Science

Please be aware that everlasting residents, resident aliens and U.S. Residents aren’t eligible for this fellowship. Candidates should have an F-1 (J-1 visa for Fulbright candidates solely), no exceptions.


Fellowships are awarded to extremely certified incoming GW full-time graduate diploma program looking for college students who’ve gained admission to the College and whose program is on the principle Foggy Backside Campus. College students want to use for admission individually by the web course of. No Fellowship candidates will probably be thought-about who haven’t accomplished the admissions utility, together with fee of their utility price. Fellows could maintain a F-1 visa (different visas aren’t eligible. J-1 visas are eligible for Fulbright candidates solely). As a part of the admissions course of, candidates should have handed the Check of English as a International Language (TOEFL) with a minimal rating of 600 on the paper-based examination or 100 on the web primarily based examination, or an IELTS general band rating of seven.5 (with no particular person band beneath 6.0).


Directions on the best way to apply by the portal might be discovered right here. Awards is not going to be introduced till April 2019.

Candidates should apply through the on-line submissions portal by the deadline.

For extra data, go to International Leaders Fellowship.

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