P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans

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Meet the Class of 2024

The 2024 Class of Paul & Daisy Soros Fellows is made up of 30 outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants from all over the country and world who are pursuing graduate school here in the United States. Selected from more than 2,300 applicants, each of the recipients was chosen for their potential to make significant contributions to the United States and will receive up to $90,000 in funding over two years. Interested in applying? Learn more here.

Since the Fellowship’s founding 26 years ago, the program has provided more than $80 million in funding, and recipients have studied a range of fields from medicine and the arts to law and business. 

The 2024 Paul & Daisy Soros includes several firsts for the community: 

  • The first Fellows to have heritage from Portugal, Sierra Leone, and Zimbabwe. 

  • The first Fellows from undergraduate institutions including the University of Central Florida, University of Montana, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Texas State University, and Virginia Commonwealth University. 

  • The first class of Fellows to include three Filipino Fellows, bringing the total number of Filipino Fellows to ten.

2024 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellows
Meet this incredible group of immigrants and children of immigrants working to give back to the United States through their transformative work.
Number of applications received
In 2023, we received 2,323 for the 2024 Fellowship.
Number of finalists selected
In January and February, we interviewed 77 finalists for the 2024 Fellowships.
Number of 2024 Fellows
We selected 30 2024 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellows.
Click on a Fellow to read their profile.
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