Fellowships

Overview

NYU Wagner Named Fellowship programs are designed to identify and reward our most outstanding students. We seek students with a strong academic record, noteworthy professional experience and aspirations, and a proven commitment to public service with a focus on a relevant issue area. Fellowship recipients are expected to exemplify the values of the illustrious individuals for whom the fellowships are named, as well as the values of the NYU Wagner community.

NOTE: Our next intake of Named Fellowship applications will be for the Fall 2021 semester. Those applications will be made available starting September 1, 2020.  The deadline to apply in consideration of a Named Fellowship is November 30, 2020.

NYU Wagner named Fellowship programs

  • David Bohnett Public Service Fellowship supports outstanding students interested in pursuing careers in municipal government to tackle the nation’s most pressing social challenges. The program awards a full tuition scholarship and a stipend for an unpaid summer internship.  

  • Lisa Ellen Goldberg Fellowship supports rising, visionary leaders in public service who seek careers in public service, philanthropy, or Jewish Leadership. The program awards a full tuition scholarship. 
  • Henry Hart Rice Urban Studies Fellowship seeks outstanding students committed to bringing their scholarship and expertise to bear on significant urban policy issues. The program awards a full tuition scholarship and a stipend for an unpaid summer internship.
  • NYU Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowship Program offers a select group of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) leadership development and financial support while pursuing a masters degree at NYU Wagner.  The program awards a half tuition scholarship, requires participation in the NYU Peace Corps Coverdell leadership development program, and a summer internship.     
  • The African Women's Public Service Fellowship will not be offered in Fall 2021. Please check back during September 2021 to see if it will be offered in Fall 2022.   

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