Benefits and Accommodations

The UI Academy is free to students who are accepted.

In addition, the program will provide students with:

  • Round trip transportation to Washington, DC
  • Housing at nearby George Washington University dormitories
  • $4,000 stipend*

If a student’s college or university awards credit(s) for participation in the program, the Urban Institute will facilitate the submission of the documentation necessary to obtain such credit(s).

*The stipend is contingent upon full program participation. This includes daily attendance, timely completion of assignments, and professional comportment.

Email: academy@urban.org

The UI Academy is supported by generous grants from the Ford Foundation and MacArthur Foundation