Learn more about the featured scholarships of the BMW Center — our own Flynn Memorial Scholarship and funding from different partners:
Flynn Memorial Scholarship
The MAGES program is proud to offer one two-year, full-tuition scholarship to an outstanding member of each incoming class. The Flynn Memorial Scholarship honors Dr. Gregory Flynn, the first academic director of the BMW Center for German and European Studies. MAGES applicants wishing to be considered for the Flynn Memorial Scholarship must be nominated by one of their undergraduate professors.
Contact our Supervisor of Academic Programs to learn more about the nomination process.
The Fulbright-Schuman Program offers scholarships to candidates from any of the Member States of the European Union to study, conduct research, or lecture on a topic relevant to U.S.-EU relations, EU policy, or EU institutions. The results of eligible projects must be relevant to at least two EU member states.
- EU citizens granted up to 6 months of funding will be offered a 1/4 scholarship over the entire period of study (four semesters totaling approximately $25,000).
- EU citizens granted 7 months or more of funding will be offered 1/2 scholarship over the entire period of study (four semesters, totaling approximately $50,000).
To qualify, students must submit separate applications to both the Fulbright-Schuman Program and MAGES by 12:00 pm (Brussels time) on December 1 and be awarded both a Fulbright-Schuman grant and admission to the MAGES program for the same academic year.
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
DAAD offers funding for German citizens pursuing a graduate degree in the United States to cover costs of tuition up to €18,000. Additionally, grantees may receive support in travel costs to the U.S., funds to cover health insurance, and a monthly stipend of approximately €1,075 for up to two years.
Charles B. Rangel Fellowship
The Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship offers up to $37,500 annually for U.S. citizens interested in Foreign Service, aiming to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service in which they can help formulate, represent, and implement US foreign policy. The program selects 30 Rangel Fellows annually to support through two years of graduate study, internships, professional development activities, and entry into the Foreign Service. Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers. The program encourages members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and students with financial need to apply.
CGES offers a tuition scholarship of up to 50% for two Rangel fellows per year. Additionally, MAGES will waive the $90 Georgetown application fee for all Rangel finalists and fellows.
Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship
The Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program offers up to $37,500 annually for US citizens interested in Foreign Service, providing graduate students with financial support, mentoring, and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. The program encourages members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and students with financial need to apply.
CGES will work with Pickering fellows on an individual basis to determine whether additional scholarships to cover part of the remaining cost of tuition are available. Additionally, MAGES will waive the $90 Georgetown application fee for all Pickering finalists and fellows.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards up $30,000 in merit-based scholarships to U.S. citizens pursuing careers in public service for graduate/professional school and participation in leadership development activities. Additionally, the foundation affords special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.
USAID Donald M. Payne Fellowship
The USAID Donald M. Payne Fellowship Program provides up to $90,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, providing a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service. The program seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The program encourages members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and students with financial need to apply.