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SOAR, Scholarships and Other Award Resources, is a searchable online database of funding opportunities for current students at all levels as well as recent graduates. Please review the recommendations below for conducting a search based on your needs, interests and eligibility.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The purpose of the fellowship is to provide opportunities for generations of accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen field. A New American is (1) a resident alien, (2) a naturalized US citizen, or (3) the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens. Awards are for two years. The stipend is $25,000/year, plus up to $20,000 in tuition support. Awards are made based on academic record as well as at least two of the following: (1) creativity, originality, and initiative demonstrated in any area of the student's life; (2) accomplishment demonstrated through activity that requires drive and sustained effort, and: (3) a commitment to the values expressed in the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights.


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Application Procedure:
Student applies directly. Contact Ashley Serbonich at with questions or for application assistance.

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Senior

Graduate: First or second year graduate student

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Open to all fields

Additional Qualifications:
Age 30 or younger: New American

Last Updated:
September 26, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17