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“Belmont Abbey College is happy to partner with The Institute for World Politics and expand opportunities for our students to build on their education with us. Our mission hopes for our students to be ‘a blessing for themselves and others,’ and those called to careers in international affairs will find that developing their skills at IWP will build on what they’ve received at BAC in a host of ways.”
-Dr. David William, Belmont Abbey College’s Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty

About the partnership

In June 2022, IWP and Belmont Abbey College signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a partnership for international affairs education.

Benefits for Belmont Abbey College students and graduates

  • $2,200 scholarship per semester for students in IWP’s in-person M.A. programs, if accepted within IWP admissions guidelines. This scholarship does not preclude you from additional IWP merit-based scholarships.
  • Tuition reduction from $650 to $500 per credit hour if enrolled in IWP’s distance programs
  • Early Assurance – Apply on (or after) April 30th of 3rd year of college
  • Belmont Abbey students will receive priority consideration for IWP’s internship program

“IWP and Belmont have a mutual commitment to the defense of truth, justice, and the Western moral tradition, and our efforts are greatly strengthened by our new partnership. This endeavor will streamline our central mission of educating the next generation of leadership in intelligence, diplomacy, and national security. We very much look forward to welcoming Belmont Abbey alumni through our doors and watching them embark on fascinating careers.”
-Mr. Tim Stebbins, IWP Vice President of Graduate Recruitment

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