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Applying for the Mercatus Center MA Fellowship

Applying for the Mercatus Center MA Fellowship

Acceptance into the fellowship program is dependent on acceptance into the MA program in economics at George Mason University. Complete the standard application for fall admission to the MA program in Economics at George Mason University. Please indicate on the application that you would like to be considered for funding.

In order to complete the MA Fellowship application, please submit the following to MAFellowship@mercatus.gmu.edu:

  • Cover letter explaining your interest in the program
  • Resume or CV
  • 500-1000 word essay on “Why do some societies prosper, while others remain stagnant and poor?” and
  • 10 page writing sample

Graduate Student Programs is no longer accepting applications for the MA Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year. 

Return to the main MA Fellowship page