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EXPIRED: November 9, 2012.

Thirty (30) Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans will be awarded in 2013 on the basis of a single national competition.  Each fellowship supports up to two (2) years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States.


Each award is for up to $25,000 in maintenance grants and up to $20,000 in tuition support for each year of graduate study supported, a total of as much as $90,000.


  • A New American (green card holder or naturalized citizen if from abroad, a child of naturalized citizens if born in this country);
  • not yet 31 years old, as of the application deadline;
  • a college senior or holder of a bachelor's degree, and
  • not beyond your second year, if already enrolled, in the graduate degree program for which you request support.


For more information about the 2013 Fellowship Competition, eligibility, criteria and how to complete an application, click hereThe deadline for submitting completed applications is November 9, 2012.