Call for Applications: McDonnell International Scholars Academy | Washington University in St. Louis

Application Period: October 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy is now accepting applications for the 2022-23 academic year. An internationally competitive graduate fellowship program, the McDonnell Academy awards generous financial support and leadership training to dynamic students with proven academic excellence and leadership potential while pursuing graduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis. The McDonnell Academy aspires to have one Scholar from each partner university in residence at Washington University at all times. Graduates of partner universities are given priority in the admission process.



The McDonnell Academy fellowship opportunity is open to prospective students applying to pursue an eligible full-time graduate or professional degree program at Washington University in St. Louis. McDonnell Scholars receive both financial and programmatic support, including:

  • full tuition and a monthly living stipend;
  • a relocation expense allowance and travel allowance;
  • opportunity to reside in private, modern cohort housing within walking distance to campus, and;
  • multifaceted instruction, cultural experiences, dedicated mentorship, and an expansive worldwide network of students and alumni.


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