Graduate School

Urban Studies is an undergraduate program; our alumni attend top graduate schools in a wide range of fields, including: 

Graduate Scholarships Information

Urban Studies alumni planning to pursue graduate studies may wish to apply for fellowships and scholarships to support their work.  In many cases, funding may be available directly from the student’s graduate school. 

Stanford Resources

Additional Fellowships

  • American Planning Association Scholarships and Fellowships   The leading professional association in the field of Urban Planning offers a number of fellowships nationally, regionally, and in specific fields of study.  Their web page also offers links to other fellowship programs of interest to urban planning students.
     
  • National Urban Fellows, Inc. a rigorous, full-time graduate program comprised of two semesters of academic course work and a nine month mentorship, leading to a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Bernard M. Baruch College, School of Public Affairs, City University of New York. Note: This program is for graduates with 3-5 years work experience.
     
  • Public Policy and International Affairs Graduate Fellows  The PPIA Fellowship Program is designed to prepare college juniors or rising seniors from diverse backgrounds for graduate studies in public and/or international affairs and groom them for professional roles in public service.
Stefan Norgaard: Graduate Student

Alumni Spotlight

Stefan Norgaard: Graduate Student

What your background in Urban Studies has done for you:

Courses taught by Professor Clayton Nall (American Transportation Politics), Michael Rosenfeld (Urban Underclass), Danno Glanz (Urban Design), and Thomas Hansen (Global Urbanism) remain front of mind as I embark on study and practice at the intersection of critical urban theory, politics, power, and development. I remain good friends with many of Urban Studies colleagues as well