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: The deadline for Fall 2020 Named Fellowship applications has passed. Our next intake of Named Fellowship applications will be for the Fall 2021 semester. Those applications will be made available starting in September 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.
- African Women's Public Service Fellowship seeks to prepare African women with experience working on issues facing Africa for public service careers in their home countries. The program provides a full tuition scholarship, housing, airfare to the US, and a modest living stipend.
- 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.