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New Obama scholarship available for int’l development students

The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy is taking applications for the inaugural class of the Obama Foundation Scholars.

The program, which offers a full scholarship toward a Master of Arts in International Development and Policy (MA-IDP) at Harris Public Policy, is available to people from around the world who are already making a difference – in civil society, in government, in the private sector, or as entrepreneurs.

Applicants should have:

  • Significant work experience (three years or more) and professional accomplishments with a clear trajectory of increasing impact.
  • A demonstrated record of community service or working for the public good, either through a full-time professional role or significant engagement outside of primary employment.
  • A clear focus on a global challenge or policy issue.
  • A clear commitment to return to and reinvest new skills in the community after the program concludes.

Find out more at the Obama Foundation Scholars Program webpage.