Maxwell School of Citizenship Scholarship Competition
Syracuse University
Deadline:  24th April

All Nationalities
B.Tech. (Bachelor of Technology),B.Arch. (Bachelor of Architecture),B.Plan. (Bachelor of Planning),B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce),B.Voc. (Bachelor of Vocation),B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science),B.B.A. (Bachelor of Business Administration),B.F.Tech. (Bachelor of Fashion Technology),B.F.Sc. (Bachelor of Fishery Science),B.H.M. (Bachelor of Hotel Management),B.Des. (Bachelor of Design),B.Text. (Bachelor of Textile),B.Pharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy),B.B.I. (Bachelor of Banking and Insurance),B.A (Bachelor of Arts),LLB (Bachelor of Law)
United States

Scholarship Overview

Syracuse University awards the Maxwell School of Citizenship Scholarship to meritorious students every year. This scholarship programme works in conjunction with its internationally recognized mission of preparing leaders in government, business, and the nonprofit sector, the competition seeks to reward students with outstanding leadership potential. The competition is run by the Public Affairs Program in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and The College of Arts and Sciences under the direction of Professor Bill Coplin. This scholarship is applicable for only Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Bachelors in Accounting in Syracuse University in USA.

Shortlisting Process

The selection of scholars for the Maxwell School of Citizenship Scholarship Competition- USD 12000 Award involves a multi-stage process. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of two, equally weighted items:

  • a) An evaluation of each finalist’s 800-word policy memo.
  • b) Required participation by the finalists in a peer evaluation during the group exercise held on Saturday April 29th at Syracuse University.

Terms and Conditions

The continuation of the scholarship depends on the good academic performance of the scholars in the examinations conducted by their respective universities.

Renewal cases of stipend holders who are not promoted to the next year will not be considered for further renewal.




  • All students admitted to any Syracuse University undergraduate program, as a freshman are invited to participate in SU’s prestigious Maxwell School of Citizenship Scholarship Competition.

How To Apply

Applicants need to submit a policy memo that presents a public policy proposal to improve some aspect of your local community (max upto 800 words) to

Application Documents

  • An 800-word policy memo.