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Positive change on a global scale begins with just one person: you. You're committed to making a difference—and you already have.

Join our community of international leaders and work together to tackle the world's most pressing problems.

As a student in the Master of Arts in International Development and Policy program, you'll take part in a one-of-a-kind program that combines a Master of Arts degree at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy with the possibility to receive merit-based funding or external supplemental funding that includes access to exceptional experiences outside the classroom with the Obama Foundation. You’ll be part of a network of rising leaders. It's an experience that is sure to change you—and will help you change the world.

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