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Eisenhower Global Scholars Program

Important Dates

National Application Deadline (Application Period): 
Thursday, April 1, 2021


Open to: 
Graduate students
Graduating students
Recent graduates/Alumni
Eligibility requirements: 
  • Applicants must have graduated from a four-year American university with a 3.7 GPA
  • Be between 20 and 30 years old
  • Have a track record of achievement, including a strong academic undergraduate record and community involvement
  • Have demonstrated leadership potential
  • Have a concrete project proposal that this international post-graduate study will advance


Application Process: 

The Eisenhower Global Scholars Program does not have a campus process. The national deadline is mid-February. The application process is lengthy and requires many months of preparation.

Should I apply?

Important information, which can help you determine if the Eisenhower Global Scholars Program is right for you, can be found here:

Additional information on the Eisenhower Global Scholars Program, including application criteria, can be found at:

Additional Information


How the ORC can help
After reading this website and the official Eisenhower Global Scholars Program website you should attend fill out the ORC Interest Form (located at either the top of this page or our ORC homepage). Next, attend an info session. The schedule for current info sessions can be found on the lower left of our ORC homepage:

Amount Awarded: 
Airfare, housing, tuition, emergency medical insurance, applicable visa expenses.
Number Awarded: 

About the Eisenhower Global Scholars Program

Each Eisenhower Scholar will spend a full academic year of study leading to a Master of Public Policy degree from the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, focused on public service and effective governance, or a Master in International Relations degree at the School of Global and Public Affairs at IE University in Madrid focused on the global economy, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

During the program or after the school year is completed, the Scholars will travel for two weeks to a few cities in Europe to meet with Eisenhower Fellows. The Scholars will be offered optional summer internships in collaboration with the EF Global Network.

1 year program