Milano offers competitive merit-based scholarships and fellowships to new master's and PhD degree applicants. Our scholarships are based on a percentage of tuition and are renewable. Many of our scholarships are provided by long-time supporters of the Milano School and our students. These awards may be offered in lieu of department funding.
In addition to the scholarships offered by Milano below, a directory of scholarships available to public policy students can be found on the Public Policy Degree website.
Americorps Vista, City Year, and Teach for America alumni who apply to Milano are eligible for tuition scholarship consideration. Two tuition scholarships that cover at least 40 percent of tuition are awarded annually (the 2013—2014 scholarship amount is equivalent to $11,634 for full-time study).
This fund provides assistance to outstanding full-time students who evidence an ability to make a professional impact through careers in urban service.
Charles Rangel Fellowship applicants are invited to apply to any one of the Milano MA or MS programs. Milano will cover the difference between its tuition and the Rangel Fellowship tuition assistance. For the 2013-2014 academic year, the cost of tuition is $29,361 ($29,085 tuition and $276 fees). The Rangel Fellowship provides $20,000 toward the total cost of tuition. Milano fellowships are awarded for the first year of study and are renewable in the second year provided the student maintains good academic standing. Rangel Fellowship applicants will have their Milano application fee waived. (Please contact the office of admission for details.)
This scholarship is awarded each year to an incoming minority student in the Urban Policy Analysis and Management program who is enrolled full-time and shows outstanding promise in urban policy.
The DUAPA Fellows Program reaches out to mature students of diverse academic backgrounds and opens its doors to emerging leadership in all sectors of the city. The fellowship is designed to promote a more innovative and rationalized leadership for the City of New York.
This scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming full-time student in Urban Policy Analysis and Management who shows potential in the field.
Funds from this scholarship are used to assist promising full-time students of Milano in meeting their tuition costs.
The Fulbright Program supports educational exchanges that strengthen understanding and communication between the United States and over 140 countries. It is administered through the Institute for International Education (IIE). The Fellowship award is evaluated and awarded on a case-by-case basis and informed by IIE's evaluation. For more information on how to apply visit the Fulbright website.
Awards are made to new full-time students in Urban Policy Analysis and Management on the basis of demonstrated ability and unusual professional promise.
The Isador Lubin Fellowship is dedicated to the memory of Isador Lubin, whose contributions to economic statistics inspire the education and training of policy analysts in the Ph.D. Program in Public and Urban Policy. Dr. Lubin was responsible for upgrading the Bureau of Labor Statistics when he served as Commissioner in the early 1930s, served as a trusted advisor to President Roosevelt, and was the U.S. representative to the United Nation's Economic and Social Council. The Isador Lubin Fellow shall be selected from the ranks of entering Ph.D. students. To be eligible for this honor, a student must be enrolled full-time in the Ph.D. Program and committed to the advancement of sound and equitable urban policies. Preference will be given to students pursuing a career in public service with an international orientation and/or an interest in urban development. The Fellowship will last for a period of two years.
These fellowships assist full and part-time students entering the program in Urban Policy Analysis and Management who demonstrate outstanding ability in policy analysis and a concern for the improvement of life in American cities.
The Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy awards several half-tuition scholarships to permanent New York City government employees who are entering part-time students in the school's master's degree programs. The Mayor's Scholarship is awarded for the duration of the student's registration in the program as long as he/she takes at least six credits each semester and makes satisfactory academic progress. Applications are available from Mayor's Scholarship Program, Office of the Mayor, City Hall, New York, NY 10007. A letter of intent must be submitted with your application in order to be eligible for the scholarship.
The Milano School of International
Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy is one of the few schools eligible
to enroll students who have been selected to receive graduate
fellowships through the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program. Our similar
mission of social responsibility, our master's degree programs, and the
unique environment at The New School have been a strong attraction for
Paul D. Coverdell Fellows to Milano. The Peace Corps Description of
Service must accompany your application in order for you to be
eligible for these competitive scholarships. Up to 80 percent tuition
scholarships are awarded.
to recognize former Dean Robert Curvin, the fund provides one
fellowship award per year to an incoming full-time graduate school
student who has demonstrated a commitment to social justice.
fund supports scholarship grants for entering students who have
demonstrated strong academic ability. Made possible through the
generosity of the Glickenhaus Foundation, it enables Milano students to
train for careers in public service and community development.
in 1996 by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation for members of
underrepresented groups in Nonprofit Management and Leadership.
offers the Urban Leaders Scholarship to train a cadre of new leaders in
city government. Full-time and part-time students are eligible for
awards that cover up to 50 percent of tuition. No candidate is eligible for
more than one award. Requirements include strong academic credentials, with a GPA of 3.4 or
above. Candidates must submit three letters of recommendation, a
statement of purpose discussing how Milano will help candidates achieve
their goals, a second essay addressing and proposing a solution to an
ongoing urban issue affecting their community, a résumé showing previous
commitment to the field, and other general admission criteria as
outlined on Milano's website and catalog.
gives additional consideration for merit-based awards or special
recognition to those applicants who have actively participated in
professional or academic or service programs such as the CORO Fellowship
Program or the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA)
CORO Fellows the opportunity to pursue an MS degree in Urban Policy
Analysis and Management or Nonprofit Management. Based on the content
and requirements of the CORO Program, Milano offers Fellows a reduction
of up to 9 credits toward the total required for the degree and a total
of up to 6 credits for CORO Leadership applicants. A recommendation from
CORO and a portfolio of completed work must accompany the application in order for the student to be eligible for participation in this
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fellowship provides students who successfully complete a Junior
Institute and who have been accepted as Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) graduates a combination
of grants, application fee and tuition waivers, and assistantships. PPIA
prepares students for careers in public policy through activities
leading to a master's degree. Students enter the program following their
undergraduate junior year by applying for admission to a Junior
Institute. Once admitted, they participate in three phases of the
program: Junior Institutes, Senior Options, and Graduate Fellowships.
The PPIA evaluation must accompany your application in order for you
to be eligible for this scholarship. See the PPIA website for more information.
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