Samvid Scholars is a merit-based graduate scholarship for leaders and changemakers. Samvid Scholars was established by Samvid Ventures to invest in the graduate education of future leaders who are committed to effecting positive change in society. We are looking to build a diverse cohort of promising young changemakers.
Some application deadlines have not yet been announced. In those cases, the dates posted are based on the scholarship provider’s most recent information. Please confirm each deadline via the provider’s website.
Pursuing a full-time graduate program of 2 years or longer at a university in the U.S.
Pursuing one of the following degrees: MD, MBA, JD, MPP, MPH, EdD, MS/MA in the social sciences or STEM
First-year graduate student for the academic year following the scholarship deadline
Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5
U.S. citizen or DACA recipient
The Samvid Scholars program funds tuition and fees up to $50,000 per year for two years of graduate study. In addition to funding for their graduate program, each Scholar will receive two years of leadership development programming to support them to continue to fulfill their extraordinary potential. All scholars will have access to robust ongoing programming and will be part of an alumni community of mentorship, collaboration, and lifelong relationships.