University of Pittsburgh Global Studies Center H.J. Heinz Fellowship 2024 (Funding Available) | APPLY NOW

Applications are currently open for the University of Pittsburgh Global Studies Center H.J. Heinz Fellowship 2024. This prestigious fellowship is awarded to students from developing countries who aspire to pursue a Master’s degree and demonstrate potential as future leaders in the public, government, non-profit, or private sectors.

University of Pittsburgh Global Studies Center H.J. Heinz Fellowship

Key features

  • Residency Expectations: During the residency, the Fellow is expected to deliver at least one presentation related to their professional experience to University members. Additionally, fellows are strongly encouraged to engage in community outreach activities, such as lecturing about their home country to high school students or interested adults.
  • Final Report Requirement: Upon completion of the Heinz Fellowship program, fellows are required to submit a final report detailing and evaluating their activities and experiences during the fellowship. This report serves as a reference for incoming fellows and is distributed to program officials at the University of Pittsburgh and representatives at the H.J. Heinz Company Foundation.


  • The fellowship is a one-to-two-year position.
  • It covers support in the form of a living stipend of $19,200 (paid in monthly installments) and a $1,000 program and professional activities fund.


  • Applicants must have been accepted to a Master’s program (beginning the academic year for which they seek the Heinz Fellowship) in 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.
  • Proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing English is required.
  • Preference will be given to applicants at the early or mid stages of their careers.
  • The fellowship is intended for individuals in the practitioner and policy domains, not for basic academic research, academic sabbaticals, or medical research.

Application Process

  • Candidates must express their interest in the Heinz Fellows Program when submitting their Master’s program application.
  • Interested candidates should contact the professional school they applied to after receiving their acceptance for details.
  • For additional information about the program, contact Veronica Dristas.

Application deadline

The application deadline is not specified

For more details about the program, visit Heinz Fellowship here.

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