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. Professors desiring to nominate students for the award should contact the Supervisor of Academic Programs and request nomination instructions.
Up to $34,000 for EU citizens, deadline is December 1 at 12 PM Brussels time.
For EU citizens who are granted up to 6 months of funding from Fulbright-Schuman, the BMW Center will offer a one-fourth scholarship over the entire period of study (four semesters totaling approximately $25,000). For EU citizens who are granted 7 months or more of funding from Fulbright-Schuman, the BMW Center will offer one-half scholarship over the entire period of study (four semesters, totaling approximately $50,000). In order to qualify, students must submit separate and complete applications to both the Fulbright-Schuman Program and Georgetown University’s Master of Arts in German and European Studies (MAGES) by December 1 at 12 PM Brussels time. Students must be awarded both a grant from Fulbright-Schuman and admission to the MAGES program for the same academic year.
Click here for more information about the BMW Center’s partnership with Fulbright-Schuman. For more information about the funding through Fulbright-Schuman and Georgetown, contact Zoe Ziliak Michel, Supervisor of Academic Programs.
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Tuition and stipend for German citizens. Deadline is July 15th.
For German citizens pursuing a graduate degree in the United States, the DAAD offers funding to cover costs of tuition up to €18,000. In addition to this, grantees may receive support in travel costs to the US, funds to cover health insurance and a monthly stipend of approximately €1,075 for up to two years.
Charles B. Rangel Fellowship
Up to $37,500 annually for US citizens interested in Foreign Service. Deadline is in September.
The Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims 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 Rangel Program will select 30 outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and help support them through two years of graduate study, internships, professional development activities, and entry into the Foreign Service. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need. Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers, one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available. Click here for more information on the Charles B. Rangel Fellowship.
Note: The BMW Center offers a scholarship of up to 50% of tuition for two Rangel fellows per year. Additionally, the MAGES program will waive the $90 Georgetown application fee for all Rangel finalists and fellows.
Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship
Up to $37,500 annually for US citizens interested in Foreign Service. Deadline is in January.
Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides 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. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. Click here for more information on the Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program.
Note: The BMW Center will waive the $90 Georgetown application fee for all Pickering finalists and fellows. Additionally, the MAGES program 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.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
$30,000 for US citizens toward a public service-related degree. Deadline is in early February.
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation – the federal memorial to our thirty-third President – awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers in government or elsewhere in public service. Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government. Click here for more information on the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.
USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship
The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship 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 fellowship is named in honor of longtime development champion, the late Congressman Donald Payne. The Payne Fellowship, which provides up to $90,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, provides a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service. The fellowship encourages the application of members of minority groups who have historically been underrepresented in international development careers and those with financial need. Click here for more information on the USAID Donald Payne Development Fellowship Program.