Scholarships and Fellowship Packages

Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs offers a number of awards to new incoming students. Along with more traditional scholarship offers fellowship packages combine scholarship funding, part time work and stipend which cover the total costs of tuition and fees. Scholarship and fellowship award recipients are selected based upon their GPA, strength of application submitted and fit for the program. Award packages are available only to degree program students. All applicants are automatically considered for awards at the time of admission. There is no separate application to be considered for awards. Fellowships are awarded to fall incoming students and are applied for one full academic year (Fall & Spring).  See below for more details.

To Apply: Submit your online application for admission to Baruch College- Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs.

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IMPACT Fellowship

Awarded to new incoming out-of-state or international traditional MPA, MIA and MSEd-HEA full time students with proven track of academic excellence, demonstrating leadership qualities including commitment to volunteerism and community service, academic excellence, leadership roles, and other demonstrative qualities proving applicants commitment to public service.  Must enroll full time to qualify. This fellowship package is distributed over a year in three components:

  • Full tuition and fee Scholarship for 24 credits divided evenly in two semesters
  • Fellowship award distributed over two semesters working with a faculty mentor for 10 hours per week
  • Book stipend

Marxe Fellowship

Awarded to new incoming in-state traditional MPA, MIA and MSEd-HEA full time students with proven track of academic excellence, demonstrating leadership qualities including commitment to volunteerism and community service, academic excellence, leadership roles, and other demonstrative qualities proving applicants commitment to public service.  Must enroll full time to qualify. This fellowship package is distributed over a year in three components:

  • Full tuition and fee Scholarship for 24 credits divided evenly in two semesters
  • Fellowship award distributed over two semesters working with a faculty mentor for 10 hours per week
  • Book stipend

Marxe Dean’s Fellowship

Awarded to new incoming traditional MPA, MIA and MSEd-HEA full time students with proven track of academic excellence, demonstrating leadership qualities including commitment to volunteerism and community service, academic excellence, leadership roles, and other demonstrative qualities proving applicants commitment to public service.  Must enroll full time to qualify. This fellowship package is distributed over a year in three components:

  • Full tuition Scholarship and fee for 24 credits divided evenly in two semesters
  • Fellowship award distributed over two semesters working with the Marxe Dean for 10 hours per week
  • Book stipend

Marxe Endowed Faculty Fellowship

Awarded to new incoming traditional MPA, MIA and MSEd-HEA full time students with proven track of academic excellence, demonstrating leadership qualities including commitment to volunteerism and community service, academic excellence, leadership roles, and other demonstrative qualities proving applicants commitment to public service.  Must enroll full time to qualify. This fellowship package is distributed over a year in three components:

  • Full tuition Scholarship and fee for 24 credits divided evenly in two semesters
  • Fellowship award distributed over two semesters working with an Endowed faculty mentor for 10 hours per week
  • Book stipend

MARXE Scholarship Awards

Scholarship awarded to new students with proven track of academic excellence, demonstrating leadership qualities including commitment to volunteerism and community service, academic excellence, leadership roles, and other demonstrative qualities proving applicants commitment to public service. Must enroll for 6 or more credits to qualify.

Dean’s Excellence Award

Scholarship awarded to new incoming student upon strength of their application. Both full time and part time students will be considered. Must enroll for 6 or more credits to qualify.

Dean’s Leadership Award

Scholarship awarded to new incoming students currently in a leadership role and upon strength of their application. Must enroll full time to qualify.

Mary and Abraham D. Beam Scholarship

Awarded to new incoming students preparing careers in public service upon strength of their application.

Hearst Fellowship in Nonprofit Management

One year fellowship for new students preparing for careers in nonprofit management. 

Mayor’s Graduate Scholarship

Students must apply through the Mayor’s Graduate Scholarship office. Those applicants are then forwarded to us for the committee’s review.