Financial Aid and Scholarships

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

The Carsey School of Public Policy offers generous merit-based and needs-based scholarships to assist students with the tuition costs of their Master in Public Policy degree. Please contact us  if you have questions. 

UPDATE: Master in Public Policy Financial Aid Opportunity 
Due to additional funding, scholarships will be allocated on a rolling basis for as long as funds are available. Early applications are best.

Tara and J. Morgan Rutman Scholarship

This scholarship, established through a generous gift from Tara and J. Morgan Rutman ‘84, is awarded to one or more students of outstanding ability who are in need of financial support and is pursuing a Master in Public Policy degree. Applicants for merit- and needs-based scholarships for the Master in Public Policy program will be automatically considered for the Rutman scholarship.

Submit 2017 Scholarship Application


The Carsey School offers a limited number of fellowship opportunities for MPP students during the academic year. Student fellows work 15 hours per week while classes are in session and receive a stipend of $4,600 per-semester.

Submit 2017 Fellowship Application


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Admissions and General Program Information:
Robin Husslage