Samvid Scholars is a new, merit-based graduate scholarship for leaders and change-makers. Samvid Scholars was established in 2021 by Samvid Ventures to invest in the graduate education of future leaders who are committed to effecting a positive change in society. The Samvid Scholarship application will be due April 9th at 11:59PM EST. The Samvid Scholars program supports up to $50,000 per year for two years of graduate study. In addition to funding for their graduate program, each Scholar will receive two years of leadership development programming to support them to continue to fulfill their extraordinary potential.
All scholars will have access to robust ongoing programming and will be part of an alumni community of mentorship, collaboration, and lifelong relationships. An eligible candidate will pursue a full-time graduate program of 2 years or longer at a university in the United States, in one of the following eligible programs: MD, MBA, JD, MPP, MPH, MS/MA in the social sciences or STEM. Applicant must be a first-year graduate student for the academic year the scholarship is awarded, have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5 and be a U.S. citizen or DACA recipient.