Where others see problems, do you see possibilities?

At the Harris School of Public Policy, we teach you how to turn your passion into proven social impact.

Increase your impact, and start your application today.

After you start your application, email us and we'll work with you to waive your application fee. We know this is a difficult and challenging time, and we're here to help you navigate the next step in your academic career. 

Watch the webinar: Virtual Session for UChicago College Graduating Students (55 min.)


Benefits for current students of the College at UChicago

This unique opportunity is made possible by the College at UChicago and is predicated on a longstanding tradition of partnership between the College and the Harris School of Public Policy.

Additional financial aid and scholarship opportunities are available for students outside of the College. 

Benefits for current students at the College graduating in June of 2020 include:

Application deadline extension

We will accept applications from UChicago students enrolled in the College through June 3, 2020.

If you are a student currently enrolled in the College please email Senior Associate Dean Ranjan C. Daniels for more information.

Standardized testing waiver

We are waiving standardized testing requirements for the programs listed below. 

One-year, half tuition scholarship

The College is providing a one-year scholarship to cover 50% of your tuition in your first year. This applies to accepted students that enroll in select Master's programs during the 2020-2021 academic year. 

At Harris, this applies for the following degree programs:

The College is offering this unprecedented postgraduate financial support through the new Susanne H. Rudolph Scholarship. The program is named in honor of Susanne Rudolph, former Chair of the Department of Political Science and former Master of the Social Sciences Collegiate Division.

Advising and support

We are offering advising and support during the application process from Career Advancement advisers. 

Schedule an appointment through UChicago Handshake.


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