Eisenhower Global Scholars will embark on an all-expenses-paid academic year of study leading to a master’s degree and immersion in the EF global network of Fellows.
New cycle will open November 1.
Academic DisciplineGovernment, Law, and Policy
Leadership and Business
CitizenshipUS Citizen, Permanent Resident
StatusSenior, Entering Graduate
GPA: Required Minimum3.7
The Eisenhower Global Scholars Program will send four outstanding American university graduates abroad for one academic year to prestigious universities in Europe for intensive study and hands-on work experience in two major areas:
- Master of Public Policy degree from the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford for internationally-minded students focused on public service and effective governance.
- Master in International Relations degree at the School of Global and Public Affairs at IE University in Madrid for students focused on the global economy, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Each Eisenhower Scholar will spend a full academic year of postgraduate study leading to a Master’s Degree at either the University of Oxford or IE University in Madrid. All courses are offered in English.
During their academic year of study, 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. Eisenhower Scholars will experience a lifelong connection to a network of like-minded leaders. The Scholars will be offered optional summer internships in collaboration with the EF Global Network.
US Citizen or legal permanent resident currently residing in the United States.
Preferred candidates will be between 20 and 30 years old and will have:
- a track record of achievement, including a strong academic undergraduate record and community involvement
- demonstrated leadership potential
- a concrete project proposal that this international post-graduate study will advance
Only candidates accepted into the respective universities will be considered for the program.