University of Chicago Offers ​Obama Foundation Scholarships Programs for International Students in USA, 2019

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Scholarship Description:

Obama Foundation Scholars Programs  are now open to complete Masters or a PhD Degree at the University of Chicago in the United States of America.

The Obama Foundation Scholars Program is there to support dynamic, collaborative, rising leaders from around the world in an innovative one-year academic experience.

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Host College/University:

The University of Chicago is a private, non-profit research university in Chicago, Illinois. The university is composed of an undergraduate college, various graduate programs and interdisciplinary committees organized into five academic research divisions and seven professional schools. The university currently enrolls 5,971 undergraduate students and 16,016 students overall.

Degree level:

Scholarship is available to study Masters & PhD programs.

Field of Study:

You can apply for the following degrees:

  • Master of Public Policy (MPP) Program
  • Master of Arts in International Development and Policy (Obama Foundation Scholars Program)
  • Master’s Degree, Part-Time (Evening) Master of Arts in Public Policy (EMP)
  • Master of Arts (MA) Program (1 Year)
  • Master of Arts in Public Policy and International Relations (AM/MA)
  • Master of Arts in Public Policy with Certificate in Research Methods (MACRM)
  • Master of Science in Computational Analysis and Public Policy (MSCAPP)
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy (MSESP)
  • MPP/JD Program
  • MPP/MBA Program
  • MPP/MA Program
  • MPP/MDiv Program
  • BA/MPP (Professional Option)
  • BA/MSCAPP Program
  • Doctoral Program (PhD)
  • Civic Leadership Academy
  • International Innovation Corps
  • Data and Policy Summer Scholar Program

Scholarship Award: 

The Obama Foundation Scholars Program covers tuition and expenses. It provides a living stipend, funding for books and course materials, medical insurance, housing to the scholarship seekers.


All Nationalities are Eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria:

Obama Foundation is seeking emerging leaders from around the world who meet the following criteria:

  • Significant work experience (typically 3-5 years or more) and professional accomplishments with a clear trajectory of increasing impact.
  • 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.
  • Possess a clear focus on a global challenge or policy issue.
  • A clear commitment to return to and reinvest your new skills in your community after the program concludes

Applying procedure Instructions:

The application process for this scholarships is online. Visit the links below to make an online application as well as to get general information about the scholarships.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Online Application: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

January 1, 2019

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