The PPIA Graduate School Consortium is comprised of over 50 public policy and international affairs programs at some of the top universities in the nation. These institutions share PPIA’s commitment to increasing inclusion and participation of underrepresented groups in public service and are committed to supporting our fellows in their pursuit of a graduate education.

Joining the Consortium

PPIA welcomes opportunities to expand its Consortium. To join, schools and programs must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a member of one of our institutional sponsors (APPAM, APSIA, or NASPAA).
  • Be willing to commit to waiving application fees for all PPIA alumni who apply for admission.
  • Be willing to commit to providing a minimum one-time $5,000 scholarship to all PPIA alumni who are admitted (FYI – most consortium schools provide well above this minimum in financial aid).

If you are interested in joining the Graduate School Consortium please contact the national office at

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Grad School Search

Find Professional Programs to Train You for Leadership in Public Service

Welcome to the PPIA Graduate School Search where you can look for and learn about graduate programs in public and international affairs. These programs make up the PPIA Graduate School Consortium and represent the finest and most respected in the nation offering advanced degrees in public policy, public administration, international relations and related fields.

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