Apply to the International Fellows Program
The International Fellows Program (IFP) is open to students pursuing two-year Master of International Affairs (MIA), Master of Public Administration (MPA), and Executive MPA (EMPA) programs at SIPA. It is also open to students in dual-degree programs completing their first year at SIPA, and to students in other graduate degree programs at Columbia University. All candidates are asked to submit a résumé or CV, a transcript, and a statement of interest for consideration.
For students applying to SIPA: Students may submit an IFP statement of interest as part of their application for admission to SIPA. The résumé and transcript(s) submitted to the Office of Admissions will be used in consideration for the International Fellows Program.
For continuing SIPA students: Please submit an application online available at the link below. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2013.
For non-SIPA Applicants: Candidates from other Columbia University graduate programs must submit an online application, and in addition, must submit a recommendation letter from one of their instructors. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2013.
Applications are evaluated on the basis of academic records, professional promise, recommendations from previous instructors, and an applicant’s demonstrated and estimated ability to emerge as a leader of his or her chosen field and in the field of international affairs.
Please send questions about the IFP or about the application process to firstname.lastname@example.org.