Thanks to generous funding from our donors, all incoming students receive a two-year scholarship totaling $33,250. In their first year students receive a full-tuition scholarship of $26,500. In the second year, they receive a partial-tuition scholarship of $6,750.
General scholarships are awarded during the admissions process and do not require a separate application. They remain in place as long as a student remains in good academic standing. General scholarships are available because of the generosity of donors who support our exceptional incoming students.
The two-year Pardee RAND Graduate School Diversity Scholarship is an honor awarded to one incoming student each year. This scholarship seeks to support and strengthen the work of outstanding and diverse students admitted to the Pardee RAND Ph.D. program. Interested applicants should mark the appropriate checkbox when filling out the graduate school application and follow instructions about demonstrating commitment to and experience with diverse communities in their essays.
Jeremy R. Azrael Scholarship
The two-year Azrael Scholarship is given in memory of Dr. Jeremy Azrael, who devoted his career to promoting better understanding between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union. This scholarship is available to citizens from these independent post-Soviet states: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. To be considered for this honor, students must hold a bachelor's degree or higher and receive a score of 100 or higher on the TOEFL exam. No additional application is required.Learn more about the Azrael Scholarship »