Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government Merit Fellowships (MPA, MPP, MPA/ID)
Official site: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/degrees/sfs/prospective-students/fellowships-scholarships
Final Deadline: Check website
The Kennedy School offers a number of competitive fellowships based on merit. The school offers masters degrees in Public Administration Program (MPA), Public Policy Program (MPP), and MPA/ID (International Development).
Applicants complete an application and an essay of not more than 250 words. Fourteen different fellowships are targeted for students who are interested in a variety of public service fields: business, law, medicine, journalism, women's leadership, United Nations, and public international agencies. There are also a number of restricted scholarships for both US residents and international students.
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