The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a program that awards scholarships to support immigrants and the children of immigrants. The founders of this scholarship program, Paul and Daisy Soros, are immigrants from Hungary. This scholarship program is extremely lucrative as Fellows are awarded up to $90,000!
Who is this scholarship for? This scholarship is for immigrants and children of immigrants who are college seniors, current graduate students, or prospective graduate students. To find out if you are eligible, click here.
What will the selection committee be considering? The scholarship selection committee will be “focused on accomplishments that show creativity, originality, and initiative in light of the challenges and opportunities that have been part of the applicant’s immigration experience.”
Further Questions? The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships website is incredibly helpful if you have any questions. You can also read about the amazing Class of 2016 winners there!
When is the application deadline? The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans application is due by November 1, 2017.
Best of luck to all students!