Pardee RAND Ph.D. Scholarship 2021 (fully Funded)

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Applications for the Pardee RAND Ph.D. Scholarship in policy analysis 2021, USA is open.

The Pardee RAND Graduate School is a selective, multidisciplinary doctoral program with a focus on policy analysis and the ways it can shape the world.

Pardee RAND offers a full-time Ph.D. program in policy analysis — the first and largest of its kind in the country. It is a non-profit organization, backed by the brainpower and resources of the RAND Corporation, a nonpartisan research institution that helps improve policy and decision-making through research and analysis.

The students come from diverse personal and academic backgrounds, and about a third of the students come from outside the U.S.

Benefits

The scholarship covers

  • A full-tuition fee for the first year, partial fee the second year, and reduced tuition thereafter
  • A research fellowship earned by working on RAND projects of the student’s choice that covers remaining tuition and provides a stipend to cover living expenses
  • Generous health insurance and other benefits, including paid parental leave
  • Support for conference attendance and travel to other RAND offices
  • Use of a laptop computer
  • Competitively awarded internal dissertation funding
  • Opportunity for subsidized housing in West L.A., a short commute to campus
  • Paid visit to Pardee RAND for preview weekend in March after acceptance
Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • have completed a bachelor’s degree; an advanced degree and/or some work experience is desired
  • be available to participate in our full-time combined research-and-study program at RAND’s headquarters in Santa Monica, California
  • demonstrate strong quantitative skills, although all majors and disciplines welcome
Application Process
  • An online application
  • Resume or CV
  • Three essays to understand applicants motivations to work in the field of policy analysis
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Test scores on the GRE or GMAT; TOEFL or English proficiency test for some international students
  • School transcripts
Deadline: January 5, 2020

For more information and application, visit the official site.

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