Eisenhower Global Scholars

Term: Academic Year

Funding for a Master’s Degree in Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford or a Master’s Degree in International Relations at IE University in Madrid.

Eisenhower Global Scholars will embark on an all-expenses-paid year of post-graduate study leading to a Master’s Degree in Public Policy with an emphasis on international diplomacy at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford or a Master’s Degree in International Relations with an emphasis on the global economy and entrepreneurship at the School of Global and Public Affairs at IE University in Madrid.

Applicants are a diverse group of dynamic doers who have a demonstrated commitment to public service or fostering entrepreneurship, change agents seeking a lifelong engagement with an influential network of global leaders. To be considered for the Global Scholarship Program, students should be admitted to Oxford and IE and should have an exceptional academic record with an impressive upward trajectory that ranks them near the top of their peers.


Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents and have graduated from a four-year American university with a 3.7 Grade Point Average (out of 4.0) preferred. Candidates should demonstrate a track record of leadership and achievement and a commitment to tackling real world challenges though a concrete project idea. The preferred age range is 20 to 30.

In addition to academic ability and achievement, applicants must demonstrate a high level of commitment to public service, as evidenced by their chosen career path in the public, private or nonprofit fields and/or an outstanding record of community service.

Fact Sheet

Arts and Architecture, Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM
Columbia Alumna/us, Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, Fellowships, Senior, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Fellowship Type:
Postgraduate Degree-Seeking
Academic Year

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021