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Schwarzman College Luksic Fellowship

Fully funded Master's program in Global Affairs

Applications: Now Open

Application

Apply By: September 20, 2022

Location

Beijing, China

Eligibility

Latin Americans admitted to Schwarzman College

About the Program

The Luksic Fellowship of the Schwarzman Scholars program is an annual funding designation for one Chilean or Latin American candidate for the Master’s program at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University. This program was created to respond to the international landscape of the 21st century, under the belief that the success of future leaders around the world depends upon an understanding of China’s role in global trends.

Schwarzman Scholars supports up to 200 Scholars annually from the U.S., China, and around the world to study a one-year Master’s in Global Affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University — ranked first in Asia as an indispensable base for China’s political, business, and technological leadership. Candidates chosen for this highly selective program live in Beijing for a year of study and cultural immersion.

All participants receive a full funding package that includes: tuition & fees, room & board, an in-country study tour, travel to and from Beijing, health insurance, and a stipend for personal expenses. The admissions process, which opened for the first time in 2015 to outstanding success, is run exclusively by Schwarzman College.

Applicants are evaluated on three key factors: demonstrated leadership, intellect, and exemplary character & integrity. Additionally, eligible candidates must:

  • Have completed their undergraduate degree (in any subject area) before the start of the program (August of 2023);
  • Be between the age of 18 and 28 (and must not have turned 29 before the beginning of the program, in August 2023); and
  • Be proficient in English.*

*More details about the eligibility requirements can be found here.

Interested individuals must apply directly to Schwarzman Scholars. The application cycle for the Class of 2024 opened on 13th April 2022 and will run until 20th September 2022. Candidates selected during this cycle will participate in the program from August 2023 until July 2024. For more information on this program, please visit the Schwarzman Scholars website.

Official website

Candidates will be awarded scholarships and/or funding directly from the university to which they apply. The university is exclusively responsible for selection and admissions decisions, and does so at its complete discretion and, subject only to the eligibility conditions established by the respective program. The Luksic Scholars Foundation has no participation or influence in the application processes, admissions decisions, or awarding of scholarships.

what scholars say

Since the moment I arrived to Schwarzman’s top-notch facility, with state-of the art- infrastructure, I knew I was in the right place.”

Hugo Wood, 2019
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Luksic Visiting Scholars & Fellows Program at Stanford Center for Latin American Studies

Opportunity for outstanding academics from Chile to conduct research at Stanford for one quarter

Applications: Closed

Application

Applications: Closed

Location

Stanford, California, USA

Eligibility

Professors and academics from Chilean universities

About the Program

The Luksic Visiting Scholars Program at Stanford CLAS is one of the four recently created programs supported by the Luksic family at Stanford.

Admitted professors or academics from Chilean universities will have the opportunity to spend one quarter on campus at Stanford, where the CLAS will support research and writing, primarily focused on topics related to Latin America. On-campus at CLAS, the Luksic Visiting Scholars will have access to a wide array of experts, libraries, and other archives to conduct world-class research at one of the top universities in the world.

These scholars can be from any discipline, and admissions decisions are made exclusively by Stanford University’s CLAS.

For complete application details, please see the Stanford CLAS website.

Luksic LVSF program website

Candidates will be awarded scholarships and/or funding directly from the university to which they apply. The university is exclusively responsible for selection and admissions decisions, and does so at its complete discretion and, subject only to the eligibility conditions established by the respective program. The Luksic Scholars Foundation has no participation or influence in the application processes, admissions decisions, or awarding of scholarships.

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Harvard DRCLAS Luksic Visiting Scholars

Semester-long opportunity to support the research of distinguished scholars and practitioners exclusively from Chile

Applications: Closed

Application

Applications: Closed

Location

Cambridge, MA

Eligibility

Chilean professors or research academics

About the Program

In 2000, the Luksic family endowed a fellowship fund at Harvard’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, to finance one Luksic Visiting Scholar from Chile every semester on campus in Cambridge. These Visiting Scholars are given the tools and resources and finances needed to conduct a research project in their area of expertise and further their academic interests as experts in their fields.

Candidates will be awarded scholarships and/or funding directly from the university to which they apply. The university is exclusively responsible for selection and admissions decisions, and does so at its complete discretion and, subject only to the eligibility conditions established by the respective program. The Luksic Scholars Foundation has no participation or influence in the application processes, admissions decisions, or awarding of scholarships.

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long-term projects developed between Chile and Harvard

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Luksic Family Fellowship at Harvard Business School

Financial aid for Chileans and Latin Americans at HBS

Applications: Closed

Application

Applications: Closed

Location

Cambridge, MA

Eligibility

Admitted students to Harvard Business School

About the Program

This Fellowship aims to support Chilean or other Latin Americans admitted in the 2-year residential MBA program at Harvard Business School (HBS).

Harvard Business School offers a two-year, full-time MBA program with a general management curriculum focused on real-world practice.

Becoming a student at HBS means joining a global community that propels lifelong learning and career support alongside peers, faculty, and staff who will both challenge you and cheer you on as you find and accelerate your path.

Lifelong impact: Through case method classes, FIELD projects, multimedia simulations, and more, students will exercise the leadership skills they will practice in business and beyond.

Students graduate from HBS not only with increased knowledge but more importantly, with grounding and practice in how to make difficult decisions and what it means to assume leadership in a global environment.

Students who have been admitted to Harvard Business School (HBS) are eligible for support from this Fellowship. Students do not apply for the Fellowship directly; the Fellowship is awarded as part of the overall HBS financial aid process. After completing the HBS financial aid application and it is determined that you will receive need-based fellowships as part of your financial aid package, you will automatically be considered for the Fellowship. For additional details on how financial need is determined and whether you may be eligible, please visit to the Harvard MBA website.

HBS website

Candidates will be awarded scholarships and/or funding directly from the university to which they apply. The university is exclusively responsible for selection and admissions decisions, and does so at its complete discretion and, subject only to the eligibility conditions established by the respective program. The Luksic Scholars Foundation has no participation or influence in the application processes, admissions decisions, or awarding of scholarships.

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London School of Economics and Political Science Luksic Scholars Program — Master of Public Policy (MPP)

Opportunity for Chilean students admitted to the MPP program at LSE.

Applications: Closed

Application

Applications: Closed

Location

London, UK

Eligibility

Opportunity for Chilean students admitted to the MPP program at LSE.

About the Program

In July 2020, a new scholarship fund supported by the Luksic family was created at the renowned London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), aimed at Chilean students admitted to the Master of Public Policy (MPP) program of the university.

The MPP is a one-year master’s degree which aims to teach the “craft of government“: the knowledge, understanding, and experience that a policy professional needs to thrive in their career. This graduate program combines economics, political science, philosophy, and quantitative analysis from LSE’s School of Public Policy, with a focus on the management of contemporary public organizations.

Admissions and aid decisions are made exclusively and independently by the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Update (from April 26th, 2022): For those who received letters of acceptance to LSE’s Master’s programs (including the MPP and MPA programs) and would like to apply for financial aid, the Graduate Financial Support application deadline has been extended until May 3rd at 9am UK time GMT+1. You can find additional information here.

Fees and Funding: LSE Website

Candidates will be awarded scholarships and/or funding directly from the university to which they apply. The university is exclusively responsible for selection and admissions decisions, and does so at its complete discretion and, subject only to the eligibility conditions established by the respective program. The Luksic Scholars Foundation has no participation or influence in the application processes, admissions decisions, or awarding of scholarships.

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London School of Economics and Political Science Luksic Scholars Program — Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Opportunity for Chilean students admitted to the MPA program at LSE.

Applications: Closed

Application

Applications: Closed

Location

London, UK

Eligibility

Chilean students admitted to the MPA program at LSE.

About the Program

In July 2020, a new scholarship fund supported by the Luksic family was created at the renowned London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), aimed at Chilean students admitted to the Master of Public Administration (MPA) in the School of Public Policy.

The MPA is a challenging two-year interdisciplinary graduate degree program that covers public policy and administration from a global perspective, with special emphasis on rigorous empirical training in economics, econometrics, and political science. The program also includes a six-month consultancy-style project with an external organization.

Admissions and aid decisions are made exclusively and independently by the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Update (from April 26th, 2022): For those who received letters of acceptance to LSE’s Master’s programs (including the MPP and MPA programs) and would like to apply for financial aid, the Graduate Financial Support application deadline has been extended until May 3rd at 9am UK time GMT+1. You can find additional information here.

Fees & Funding: LSE Website

Candidates will be awarded scholarships and/or funding directly from the university to which they apply. The university is exclusively responsible for selection and admissions decisions, and does so at its complete discretion and, subject only to the eligibility conditions established by the respective program. The Luksic Scholars Foundation has no participation or influence in the application processes, admissions decisions, or awarding of scholarships.

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Oxford BSG Luksic Scholarship

Scholarship for Chileans attending the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford

Applications: Closed

Application

Applications: Closed

Location

Oxford, UK

Eligibility

Chileans pursuing a Masters in Public Policy at Oxford BSG

About the Program

This scholarship has generally been awarded to one or two outstanding Chilean applicants to the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford every year since the program’s inception. In line with the spirit of improving public policy and giving policy makers the skills they need to succeed, this Masters in Public Policy program aims to give students critical tools to find answers to public policy challenges. It is geared towards building the wide range of skills needed for public service, responding to the demand for flexible policy experts who can also deploy their skills as negotiators, analysts and communicators.

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Candidates will be awarded scholarships and/or funding directly from the university to which they apply. The university is exclusively responsible for selection and admissions decisions, and does so at its complete discretion and, subject only to the eligibility conditions established by the respective program. The Luksic Scholars Foundation has no participation or influence in the application processes, admissions decisions, or awarding of scholarships.

what scholars say
When you are in the middle of the application process, you put a lot of energy and effort into achieving the goal, you get excited about every aspect of the project of studying abroad … and having the economic support to achieve those dreams is incredible!”
Valentina Rosas, 2018
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Luksic Family Stanford Law School Fund

Financial aid for students from Chile pursuing a JSD at Stanford Law School.

Applications: Closed

Application

Applications: Closed

Location

Stanford, California, USA

Eligibility

Admitted Chilean students to Stanford’s JSD program

About the Program

In March 2020, a new series of programs supported by the Luksic family was created to support Chilean students and academics studying at Stanford University.

The Luksic Family Stanford Law School (SLS) Fund provides one of these opportunities.

Chilean students who have secured admission to Stanford Law School and have demonstrated financial need are eligible for fellowship funding to pursue the highly selective Doctor of the Science of Law (JSD) program. This is the most advanced degree conferred by the law school, and is considered a doctorate equivalent to a Ph.D. It is designed for those interested in becoming scholars and teachers of law and social sciences.

As with the other Luksic Scholarships at Stanford, admissions and aid decisions are made exclusively and independently by Stanford Law School.

Stanford JSD program website

Candidates will be awarded scholarships and/or funding directly from the university to which they apply. The university is exclusively responsible for selection and admissions decisions, and does so at its complete discretion and, subject only to the eligibility conditions established by the respective program. The Luksic Scholars Foundation has no participation or influence in the application processes, admissions decisions, or awarding of scholarships.

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Stanford International Undergraduate Luksic Family Scholarship

Years Active: 2020 - 2021 past

Financial aid for international undergraduate students at Stanford University.

Applications: Closed

Application

Applications: Closed

Location

Stanford, California, USA

Eligibility

Admitted international students to Stanford’s undergraduate program

About the Program

The Stanford International Undergraduate Luksic Family Scholarship is one of four Luksic scholarship opportunities at Stanford University.

Financial support was provided to two cohorts of international undergraduate students, with a special preference for incoming students from Chile. This fund was available to undergraduates pursuing their studies in any of the 65 bachelor’s degree programs offered at Stanford.

As with the other Luksic Scholarships at Stanford, admissions and aid decisions are made exclusively and independently by Stanford University.

Candidates will be awarded scholarships and/or funding directly from the university to which they apply. The university is exclusively responsible for selection and admissions decisions, and does so at its complete discretion and, subject only to the eligibility conditions established by the respective program. The Luksic Scholars Foundation has no participation or influence in the application processes, admissions decisions, or awarding of scholarships.

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Undergraduate students supported

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Stanford Graduate School of Business Luksic Fellowship

Financial aid for Chileans at Stanford GSB

Applications: Closed

Application

Applications: Closed

Location

Stanford, California, USA

Eligibility

Admitted Chilean students to the Stanford Graduate School of Business

About the Program

In March 2020, a new series of programs supported by the Luksic family was created to support Chilean students and academics studying at Stanford University.

The Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) Luksic Fellowship program is one of these four programs.

Admitted students to Stanford’s GSB MBA program from Chile are eligible for financial aid so they can pursue a business degree at one of the most competitive business schools in the world. Up to two fellowships per year are planned and will be distributed at the exclusive discretion of the GSB admissions committee.

Stanford GSB Website

Candidates will be awarded scholarships and/or funding directly from the university to which they apply. The university is exclusively responsible for selection and admissions decisions, and does so at its complete discretion and, subject only to the eligibility conditions established by the respective program. The Luksic Scholars Foundation has no participation or influence in the application processes, admissions decisions, or awarding of scholarships.

2020

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participants to date

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