Covers the cost of tuition and living expenses for a two-year master’s program at Sciences Po.

Deadline

We will update deadlines after dates have been announced.

Contact

Center for the Americas- SciencesPo
sylvain.quatravaux@sciencespo.fr

Quick facts

Academic Discipline

Economics
Government, Law, and Policy
Humanities
Leadership and Business
Other
Social Justice and Responsibility
Social Science Research
Social Sciences

Citizenship

US Citizen

Status

Senior

Location

International

Average GPA of Scholars

3.7

Endorsement Required

Yes

Award Amount

$80,000

Age Limit

Between ages of 19 and 25

Description

Michel David-Weill is an alumnus of Sciences Po and former chairman of the investment bank Lazard Frères. The Michel David-Weill Foundation has founded a scholarship of excellence to attract exceptional American students to pursue their graduate education at Sciences Po in Paris, France’s leading social sciences university (http://sciencespo.fr). The scholarship is awarded each year to one American student who exemplifies the core values embodied by Michel David-Weill – academic excellence, leadership, multiculturalism, tolerance and high achievement. Candidates will be selected on the basis of their literary and scholastic accomplishments, capacity for critical analysis, demonstrated history of leadership, and a proven commitment to community.

Eligibility

The scholarship will be awarded each year to one American citizen (born or naturalized) currently enrolled as a senior in a partner institution. Candidates will have a minimum GPA of 3.7 and will have been accepted to an eligible Sciences Po’s Masters program. At the time of receiving the award,the recipient will be between the ages of 19 and 25 and will not have attained a doctorate.