McDonnell International Fellowship 2021/2022 at Washington University in St. Louis


Applications are invited from international students for the McDonnell International Scholarship at Washington University in St. Louis for the 2021 academic session.

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy is an endowed program that offers generous financial support towards graduate and professional degree studies. The Academy provides its scholars with leadership training, mentorship by dedicated faculty members and unique global engagement opportunities.

About McDonnell International Scholars Academy

Founded in 2005, the McDonnell Academy is a global partnership among premier academic institutions providing graduate and professional education to prepare global leaders and leverage the Academy’s international partnership network to incubate new ideas and foster collaborative research across countries and disciplines.

McDonnell International Fellowship

Aim and Benefits of McDonnell International Fellowship

  • Full tuition scholarship
  • A monthly living stipend
  • Annual travel allowance
  • Cultural and leadership training through a leadership seminar and workshop
  • Individual mentorship
  • Global network of students and alumni from across countries and disciplines


Requirements for McDonnell International Fellowship Qualification

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must ensure that they meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a prospective student applying to pursue an eligible full-time graduate or professional degree program at Washington University in St. Louis.
  • Applicants from all countries are welcome to apply
  • Priority is given to international graduate and professional candidates who are graduates of one of the Academy’s partner universities.
  • Domestic (U.S.) citizens who have spent most of their life and earned previous degrees in the United States are eligible to apply to as U.S. Scholars.
  • Must demonstrate excellent academic and leadership abilities.

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Documents Required for Application

  • Candidate’s biographic information and academic history
  • A personal essay
  • A short video
  • Recommendation letter

Application Deadline

January 31, 2021

How to Apply

Applicants are to apply for admission into an eligible full-time graduate or professional degree program at Washington University in St. Louis.


Applicants are to proceed to apply to the McDonnell Academy before the application deadline.

For more details, visit McDonnell International website.

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