Soros Fellowship for New Americans: grad school funding opportunity, UW information session Oct. 5, 11:30am

The UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards encourages undergraduate and graduate students to attend an upcoming information session about The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, which honors the contributions of continuing generations of immigrants and refugees to the US by providing graduate school funding. This session will be hosted by the program’s Communications Director Nikka Landau and UW’s 2021 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow Naomi Nkinsi. All fields of study are included.

When: Oct 5, 2021 11:30 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this webinar:

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans: application open, apply by Oct. 28

  • Honors the contributions of continuing generations of immigrants and refugees to the US
  • Open to New Americans (immigrants and children of immigrants in the US) who are 30 or younger as of the application deadline, and who are planning on starting or continuing an eligible graduate degree program full-time in the US in the 2022-2023 academic year. You may apply to the Fellowship while you are applying to graduate school, or after you are already enrolled in graduate school.
  • Please see complete eligibility details, which includes details for who qualifies as a “New American” for the purposes of this program, at
  • Provides one to two years of support for graduate study in any field. Support includes $25,000 stipend/year and up to 50% of required tuition and fees up to $20,000/year.

Contact Robin Chang at with any questions!

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