Application Details

Thursday, October 15, 2020 Current Year Deadline Past, Check Website
Endorsement application deadline (optional): Oct. 15 (5:00 pm ET); Final Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2020
Scholarship carries a monetary value of $80,000 and covers the cost of tuition and living expenses during a two-year master’s program at Sciences Po.

Can be used for

Study Abroad/Coursework
Academic Year
12 weeks or longer


U.S. Citizen

- Be a US citizen currently enrolled as an undergraduate senior at an eligible Sciences Po partner institution (UNC is a partner)
- Be aged 19-25 without a doctoral degree
- Be accepted to an eligible Sciences Po master’s program
***Prior knowledge of French is not required, as the majority of programs offered at Sciences Po are taught in English.


The Michel David-Weill Scholarship covers the cost of a two-year master’s program at Sciences Po in Paris, France for one American student every year. Sciences Po, an international research university, specializes in the social sciences and offers multidisciplinary programs taught in English and French. Although there is no restriction on the specific field of study at Sciences Po, students who are interested in pursuing an economics curriculum are strongly encouraged to apply, as this is Michel David-Weill’s field of expertise.

Criteria: Candidates are selected on the basis of their (1) academic accomplishments and capacity for critical analysis as well as demonstrated (2) history of leadership and (3) a proven commitment to community.

The Office of Distinguished Scholarships can nominate one student per year to apply for the Michel David-Weill Scholarship. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to meet with the ODS director to learn more about the application process.

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Office of Distinguished Scholarships

Inger Brodey
+1 919 843 7757
Tuesday, October 27, 2020