The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans- Deadline 11/1/2007


The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is
to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and
accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen
fields. The Program is established in recognition of the contributions
New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the
opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their

A New American is an individual who (1) is a resident alien; i.e.,
holds a Green Card, or, (2) has been naturalized as a U.S. citizen, or
(3) is the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens.

The Program is open to individuals who retain loyalty and a sense of
commitment to their country of origin as well as to the United States,
but is intended to support individuals who will continue to regard the
United States as their principal residence and focus of national

The applicant must either have a bachelor’s degree or be in her/his
final year of undergraduate study. Those who have a bachelor’s degree
may already be pursuing graduate study and may receive Fellowship
support to continue that study. Individuals who are in the third, or
subsequent, year of study in the same graduate program are not,
however, eligible for this competition. Students who have received a
master’s degree in a program and are continuing for a doctoral degree
in the same program are considered to have been in the same program
from the time they began their work on their master’s degree.

To be eligible you must not be older than thirty years of age as of
NOVEMBER 1, 2007.


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