Graduate Scholarships

Urban Studies alumni planning to pursue graduate studies may wish to apply for fellowships and scholarships to support their work.  In many cases, funding may be available directly from the student’s graduate school. 

The following fellowships, not listed on the sites mentioned above, may be of particular interest to Urban Studies students:

  • American Planning Association Scholarships and Fellowships   The leading professional association in the field of Urban Planning offers a number of fellowships nationally, regionally, and in specific fields of study.  Their web page also offers links to other fellowship programs of interest to urban planning students.
  • National Urban Fellows, Inc. a rigorous, full-time graduate program comprised of two semesters of academic course work and a nine month mentorship, leading to a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Bernard M. Baruch College, School of Public Affairs, City University of New York. Note: This program is for graduates with 3-5 years work experience.
  • Public Policy and International Affairs Graduate Fellows
    The PPIA Fellowship Program is designed to prepare college juniors or rising seniors from diverse backgrounds for graduate studies in public and/or international affairs and groom them for professional roles in public service.

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