Friday, February 15, 2013

Guest Blog Post: Financial Aid and Fellowships

Today, we have a another message from our friends in the SAIS Financial Aid Office.  You read the first Financial Aid guest blog post, click here.
Hello again! The Financial Aid Office would like to kindly remind all applicants that the deadline to submit your SAIS Financial Aid Application is TODAY, February 15th, 2013. Make sure to submit your application by 5pm today in order to receive consideration for the 2013-2014 academic year!
We would also like to highlight a few fellowships for which applicants may apply. Please find our featured fellowships below! Applications for these fellowships are due by March 1st, 2013.
Established in 1995 by Priscilla Mason, one of the founding administrators of SAIS and a former member of the SAIS Advisory Council, to support students intending to pursue a career in U.S. government service. Applicants must be in need of financial aid, a U.S. citizen, and a first-year SAIS M.A. student willing to accept the terms and conditions of the Priscilla Mason Fund.
The American Academy of Diplomacy, in collaboration with the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC, announces the Philip Merrill Fellowship to be awarded for the best essay on the practice of American diplomacy. The contest is open to U.S. citizens who are new applicants to the two-year M.A. program at SAIS for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Established in 2005 by W.W. Norton & Company, publisher of the authorized version of The 9/11 Commission Report, the fellowship supports two students, one American and one student from a predominantly Muslim country, who will pursue careers in promoting international understanding and preventing terrorism.
Best regards,
Financial Aid
For more information on Financial Aid at SAIS, go here and click on “Financial Aid.”
The SAIS Financial Aid Application is available from the Financial Aid website, or you can sign into your SAIS Application via the Apply Yourself system, and click on the link for Downloadable Forms.