Financial Aid

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Financial Aid

The Carsey School of Public Policy offers generous merit-based and needs-based scholarships to assist students with the tuition costs of their Master in Public Policy degree. Please contact us  if you have questions. 

Scholarships

To apply for one or more of the following scholarships, click on the link below and complete this Online Scholarship Application Form:
 

Submit Scholarship Application

 

Carsey School Scholarship

The Carsey School of Public Policy offers generous merit-based and needs-based scholarships to assist students with the tuition costs of their Master in Public Policy degree. Please contact us  if you have questions. 

Tara and J. Morgan Rutman Scholarship

This scholarship, established through a generous gift from Tara and J. Morgan Rutman ‘84, is awarded to one or more students of outstanding ability who are in need of financial support and is pursuing a Master in Public Policy degree. MPP Applicants for the Carsey School Scholarship will automatically be considered for the Rutman scholarship.

Coverdell Fellows Scholarship

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who enroll via the Coverdell Fellows program will receive a $4,000 tuition scholarship award with the potential to receive up to an additional $4,000 award based upon financial need, covering over 25% of the total tuition costs for both in-state and out-of-state applicants. Coverdell Fellows should complete the Online Scholarship Application Form to be considered for this scholarship by March 31st. Applicants will be notified of their award within two to three weeks.

City Year Alumni University Partnership Program

City Year Alumni University Partnership Program applicants will be offered up to a $7,000 tuition scholarship based upon their years of service in the Corps and/or on Staff (click here for detailed information on scholarship amounts, eligibility, and requirements).  Applicants should complete the Online Scholarship Application Form to be considered for this scholarship by March 31st.  Applicants will be notified if they qualify for an award within two to three weeks after submitting a completed application and receipt of the City Year verification letter.  Note:  Applicants can obtain a verification letter by sending an email to alumni@cityyear.org with "Carsey School at UNH - City Year Verification Letter Request" in the subject line and include the site(s) where you served and dates of service in the email.
 


Fellowships

The Carsey School offers a limited number of fellowship opportunities for MPP students during the academic year. Student fellows work 15 hours per week while classes are in session and receive a stipend of $4,600 per-semester.

Submit Fellowship Application


Other Sources of Financial Aid

UNH Military & Veteran Services

UNH is a proud supporter of our military and veterans. The office of Military and Veterans Services welcomes you to visit their offices on the UNH Durham Campus (301 Thompson Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 301) or contact them (603-862-0643; unh.veterans@unh.edu) for support, services, scholarships, and assistance with using your GI Bill benefits. This includes tuition waivers for those that served in the New Hampshire Air & Army National Guard.

Contact

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Admissions Information:
Sanjeev Sharma
sanjeev.sharma@unh.edu
603.862.1871