Milano offers competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowships to new Master and PhD degree applicants. Our scholarships are based on a percentage of tuition and are renewable. They include the following:
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 program. Milano will cover the difference between its tuition and the Rangel Fellowship tuition assistance. For the 2011-2012 academic year, the cost of tuition is $27,780 ($27,510 tuition and $270 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.
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.
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 Peace Corps 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 Peace Corps Fellows to Milano. The Peace Corps Description of Service must be accompanied with your application in order to be eligible for the scholarship. Up to 50% tuition scholarships are awarded.
This fellowship provides students who successfully complete a Junior Institute, and who have been accepted as a PPIA graduates a combination of grants, application fee and tuition waivers, and assistantships. PPIA prepares students of color for future 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 be accompanied with your application in order to be eligible for this scholarship.
Established 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 commitment to social justice.
This 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.
Established in 1996 by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation for members of underrepresented groups in Nonprofit Management and Leadership.
This fund helps Milano attract students from other regions of the United States. Each year, scholarships are made available to students from cities whose elected officials have participated in the annual Urban Conversations Conference. Currently, qualified applicants from New Orleans and the Gulf Coast areas affected by Hurricane Katrina, Atlanta, Baltimore, Washington DC, and Nassau County, New York are eligible for consideration.Qualified candidates must provide a written statement describing their involvement in community development and discussing how graduate study at Milano can apply to community development work and to their long-term goals.
Milano 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% of tuition. No candidate is eligible for more than one award.
Candidates must have 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 resume showing previous commitment to the field, and other general admission criteria as outlined on Milano's website and catalog.
Milano 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) Fellowship Program.
Milano offers CORO Fellows the opportunity to pursue an M.S. 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 12 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 be accompanied with the student's application in order to be eligible for this scholarship.
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Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship Program
PPIA prepares students of color for future careers in public policy through activities leading to a master's degree.
At Milano, students who successfully complete a Junior Institute and who have been accepted as PPIA graduates have their application fee waived. They are also considered for merit-based scholarships.
Teach For America Alumni who apply to Milano are eligible for scholarship consideration.
Special consideration is also given to Americorps alumni.
Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (MS)
International Affairs (MA/MS)
Nonprofit Management (MS)
Organizational Change Management (MS)
Urban Policy Analysis and Management (MS)
Public and Urban Policy (PhD)
Leadership and Change (Post-Graduate Certificate)
Organizational Development (Post-Graduate Certificate)
Sustainability Strategies (Post-Graduate Certificate)
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