The application for the Penn-UNESCO fellowships 2021 for scholars in developing countries is now open. The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education offers up to two full tuition International Fellowships under the Penn GSE–UNESCO Chair, founded in 2012. The application deadline is 1st April 2021.
About The Penn-UNESCO Fellowships
This fellowship is the first of its kind in the U.S. and is to support promising professionals devoted to international education in the developing world. A first fellow was accepted for the Fall 2011 cohort.
Eligibility Criteria For The Penn-UNESCO Fellowships
Priority will be given to applicants who are citizens of countries defined by the World Bank as low-income and lower-middle-income countries. Naturalized US citizens and permanent residents who originate from low-income and lower-middle-income countries may also apply.
Value Of The Penn-UNESCO Fellowships 2021 for Scholars in Developing Countries
The Fellowship covers all Penn tuition (up to 10 course units) associated with the IEDP Masters Degree program of study. The Fellowship does not cover other costs associated with attending graduate school, such as room and board, books, health insurance, travel, etc.
How to Apply?
Interested persons should first complete a program application to Penn GSE’s International Education Development Master’s program. Once this application is complete and under review, interested persons should then complete the Penn GSE-UNESCO Fellowship application. Penn GSE typically announces the UNESCO Fellowship award(s) by mid-May, before the beginning of the next academic year.
For more information about the fellowship, visit the Program Webpage.
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