NYU Wagner Merit Scholarships

These scholarships are offered to a limited number of admitted students each application cycle, including all NYU Wagner degree programs and international students.  Awards are based solely on the strength of the application and the contributions the Graduate Admissions Committee believe the applicant can make to the NYU Wagner community.  No additional application components are required.

Award details for some of our merit scholarships are as follows:

Scholarship Name

Tuition Covered

Fees Covered

Annual Stipend Provided

Full Time Timing

Part Time Timing

Robert F. Wagner Scholarship

 

100%

100%

$20,000

2 Years

Up to 4 Years

Dean's Scholarship

100%

No

No

2 Years

Up to 4 Years

Public Service Scholarship

50%

No

No

2 Years

Up to 4 Years

 

Fellowships for NYU Wagner-Skirball Program

The NYU Wagner-Skirball Program offers the following fellowships to students admitted to their Dual Degree program in Nonprofit Management (MPA) and Hebrew and Judaic Studies (MA): Handler Fellowship, Steinberg Fellowship, Littauer Fellowship.  The selection criteria for each include a demonstrated commitment to a career serving the Jewish community after obtaining your two degrees. 

Awards for the Dual Degree program are made in April annually.

 

Scholarships for Alumni of Specific Programs or Institutions

NYU Wagner may award one 50% tuition scholarship each academic year to an admitted student who is an alumnus or alumna of each of the programs or institution types listed below.  Awards are based solely on the strength of the application and the contributions the Graduate Admissions Committee believe the applicant can make to the NYU Wagner community. 

Organization Name

Tuition Covered

Fees Covered

Stipend Provided

Full Time Timing

Part Time Timing

Peace Corps

Please note NYU Wagner is not a Coverdale Fellows School

50%

No

No

2 Years

Up to 4 Years

Teach For America

50%

No

No

2 Years

Up to 4 Years

Americorps

Please note NYU Wagner does not match Segal Awards

50%

No

No

2 Years

Up to 4 Years

HBCU / HSI

50%

No

No

2 Years

Up to 4 Years

Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA)

Variable

No

No

2 Years

Up to 4 Years

 

External Scholarships

All NYU Wagner applicants and students are encouraged to apply for external scholarships to help fund their education.  The External Scholarship Directory is a great resource of scholarship and fellowship programs managed by other organizations and institutions to which all NYU Wagner students can apply.