Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
Princeton Deadline: October 16, 2015
National Deadline: November 1, 2015
Adviser: Dr. Deirdre Moloney, firstname.lastname@example.org, 8-1998
Fields of Study: open
Description: The purpose of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished new Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. The fellowship provides full funding for up to two years of graduate study in the U.S., with consideration given for a third-year grant when necessary and appropriate. A fellow may pursue a graduate degree in any professional field or scholarly discipline in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences.
- Naturalized U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens
- B.A. by the start of grant period but not a Ph.D.
- Less than 30 years old by time of application
- Those already in graduate school may apply for fellowship support to continue that study
Criteria for Selection:
- Demonstrated creativity, originality and initiative
- A commitment to and capacity for accomplishment, as demonstrated through activity that has required drive and sustained effort
- Commitment to the values expressed in the Bill of Rights and the U.S. Constitution.
Applicants for the Soros must be nominated by Princeton University. This process involves the submission of the application and supporting materials to the Office of International Programs by the Princeton deadline:
- Soros online application
- two essays on specified topics
- other supporting materials (articles, papers, portfolio)
- 1-2 page resume
- Three (3) reference letters
- Letter of endorsement from the University
- Official transcripts
- Documentation that the candidate meets the definition of New American
- GRE scores