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The Urban Scholars Fellowship is designed to attract and reward exceptional Ed.M. and C.A.S. candidates who have provided evidence demonstrating their strong commitment to the betterment of urban education. Candidates are selected on the basis of academic excellence, a demonstrated commitment to a career working in urban education, and demonstrated financial need as determined by the HGSE Financial Aid Office. In particular they will have three years minimum of direct work experience or significant volunteer work in urban education settings (primarily urban schools, but also community organizations, non-profits, government agencies, etc.). Urban Scholars receive a fellowship package covering full HGSE tuition and student health insurance fees during the fellowship year, and must be enrolled full-time.
To be considered for the Urban Scholars Fellowship, you must complete the 2024-2025 HGSE Admissions Application, and submit: