BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Indiana University O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Hanover College are proud to announce a new partnership that will give Hanover graduates a unique opportunity to pursue a graduate education with one of the nation’s premier schools of public affairs.
Through the newly formed Hanover College O’Neill Fellowship Award, qualified Hanover College graduates are eligible to receive an application fee waiver, with admitted students awarded a 25 percent fee reduction toward their O’Neill School graduate program of choice.
“What a remarkable partnership between two of Indiana’s legacy schools, Hanover College, the state’s oldest private college, and Indiana University, which recently celebrated its bicentennial,” said O’Neill School Dean Siân Mooney. “As the O’Neill School marks its 50th anniversary this year, we are thrilled to carry on our mission with Hanover students, to equip them with not only the classroom knowledge but also the real-world experience to lead and create change for the better.”
The O’Neill School offers top-ranked curriculum areas and the #2 MPA Program in the nation with graduate programs that include:
- Master of Public Affairs (residential or online)
- Master of Arts in Arts Administration
- Master of Science in Environmental Science
- Master of Environmental Sustainability
- Master of Science in Healthcare Management (hybrid or online only program)
- Master of International Affairs
- Master of Public Affairs-Master of Science in Environmental Science Dual Degree
- Master of Public Affairs-Master of Arts in Arts Administration Dual Degree
“Hanover College is excited for the opportunities this partnership will provide to our graduates,” said Hanover College Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Carey Adams. “Whether their preparation is in the arts and sciences or in the professions, the O’Neill Fellowship Award will help Hanover students prepare for careers of meaningful service and influence.”
Hanover College O’Neill Fellowship Award recipients must have completed an undergraduate degree from Hanover College and meet O’Neill School admissions requirements, including strong academic performance, a demonstrated commitment to service and a record of involvement and leadership both on campus and in the community.
About the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
The O’Neill School is a world leader in public and environmental affairs and is the largest school of public administration and public policy in the United States. In the 2021 “Best Graduate Public Affairs Programs” by U.S. News & World Report, the O’Neill School ranks first in the country. Four of its specialty programs are ranked in the top-five listings, including nonprofit management, ranked first.
About Hanover College
Hanover College is a premier, nationally recognized liberal arts institution that has core strengths in the natural and life sciences, education and business. Founded in 1827, Hanover is Indiana’s oldest private, four-year college and sits on a beautiful 650-acre campus overlooking the Ohio River. Hanover is a distinctive intellectual, challenging and supportive community whose members value transformative learning, meaningful service and lifelong inquiry. The College’s students are encouraged to take responsibility for their learning and lives and nurtured to develop each individual’s unique abilities to their highest level. Nearly 100 percent of Hanover’s students receive some form of financial aid. More than 99 percent of the College’s graduates gain full-time employment or enroll in graduate/professional school within seven months of graduation.