Fellowships for Refugees
The fellowships for refugees are competitive fellowship awards for bright, highly motivated individuals interested in pursuing a master's degree at AUC. Each year, fellowships are offered to a number of refugees for full-time study (nine credits or as required by the program) in any of the graduate programs offered at AUC.
- Refugee status
- Open to all disciplines of graduate studies
- For new graduate degree-seeking students, satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements
- For continuing students, to retain the fellowship, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2
- Financial need
The fellowship is awarded for a maximum duration of five semesters and one intervening summer session, with a review every semester for satisfactory academic performance. For the Counseling Psychology graduate program, the duration may be extended to a maximum of seven semesters.
The fellowship covers:
- Tuition fees, for a maximum of nine credits per semester
- Student services and activities fees
- Medical service and health insurance fees
- Monthly housing allowance or accommodation at the University residences, based on need
- May cover remedial English language requirements
Responsibilities of Fellows
- Fellows are assigned 12 hours per week of related academic work
- Students must maintain full-time status
- Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.2
- A Teaching Assistantship mandatory training must be completed per university requirements if the fellow is involved in teaching assistantship duties
For details and more information about teaching assistantships, click here.
Deadline: May 7 for the fall semester - October 26 for the spring semester.
For inquiries, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.