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The Lisa Ellen Goldberg Fellowship 2021

The Lisa Ellen Goldberg Fellowship 2021

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Applications call for the Lisa Ellen Goldberg Fellowship 2021.

The fellowship is in the honor of Lisa Ellen Goldberg. Lisa Ellen Goldberg, the celebrated president of the Charles H. Revson Foundation and beloved wife of John Sexton, the former president of New York University, was a dynamic force in the world of philanthropy and the Jewish community. Prior to her death in 2007, she worked passionately for philanthropic and Jewish issues and organizations


The Lisa Ellen Goldberg Fellowship provides a full tuition scholarship and is open to students admitted for full-time study in Master of Public Administration or Master of Urban Planning degree programs. In addition to financial support, Goldberg Fellows receive an NYU faculty mentor and also get the opportunity to access an unparalleled network of philanthropists, policymakers, academics, and leaders.

Fellowship Criteria

  • Far-reaching and nuanced intellectual curiosity.
  • Passion for learning and problem-solving.
  • Playful imagination and enthusiasm for new ways of approaching old problems.
  • Thoughtful and articulate communication, both verbal and written.
  • Interest in people, their stories, and their experiences.
  • Steadfast dedication and emotional maturity.
  • Demonstrated success in a first career.
  • Love of culture and the arts.


Submit your Fellowship Application Essay along with your online application to NYU Wagner. The Fellowship Application Essay is included in the fellowship section of the online application; there is not a separate application. Fellowship applicants must also submit the one-minute video essay in the application for consideration. The deadline for Fall 2021 fellowship applications is November 30, 2020.

Additional Information

Those selected as fellowship semi-finalists will be invited to participate in Skype interviews with the Fellowship Selection Committee in early-to-mid February 2021.

NYU Wagner 

New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service (NYU Wagner, Wagner) is a public policy school that offers a comprehensive curriculum in public and nonprofit policy and management, health policy and management, international development, and urban planning.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline30 November,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerNew York University Wagner



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