University of Pittsburgh H.J. Heinz Fellowship 2024

Deadline: Varies

The Global Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh offers H.J. Heinz fellowships to students from developing nations pursuing a Master’s degree and demonstrating potential for leadership in public, government, non-profit, or corporate sectors.
The Fellowship is a one- or two-year appointment. The support package includes a monthly living allowance of $19,200 and a $1,000 grant for programs and professional development.


Candidates applying for H.J. Heinz fellowships must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must have been accepted to a Master’s program (beginning the academic year for which they seek the Heinz Fellowship) in either the Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH), the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), the School of Law, the School of Education, or the School of Nursing.
  • Applicants must have completed an undergraduate university degree.
  • Applicants must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing English.
  • Preference will be given to applicants at the early or mid-stages of their career.
  • The Fellowship is intended for individuals in the practitioner and policy domains. It is not awarded for basic academic research, academic sabbaticals or medical research.


The H.J. Heinz fellowships will provide the following supports for the program:

  • It covers support in the form of a living stipend of $19,200 (paid in monthly instalments)
  • And a $1,000 program and professional activities fund.


Interested Candidates must indicate that they would like to be considered for the Heinz Fellows Program when submitting their Master’s program application. Candidates should please contact the professional school they applied to after receipt of their acceptance if they are interested in applying for the Fellowship.

Application Timeline:

  • Master’s program application deadline: Candidates should check the deadline for the school and
    academic year they intend to apply to.
  • May: Winner notified
  • August 1: Fellowship year begins
  • June 30: Fellowship year ends

Click here to apply

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