24th JanuaryOnline Application Opens
The MIP Graduate Fellowship Program application is available for completion at mip.americancouncilsnetwork.org
31st MarchApplication deadline
All applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST - USA) in order to be considered for review.
May-JuneTier 1 Semifinalist identified
All completed applications are reviewed by a panel of U.S. admissions experts and tier 1 semi-finalist candidates are identified and notified.
July 1TOEFL Exams
Please note, the MIP Program will no longer be providing TOEFL preparatory courses or TOEFL exam fees. Each tier-1 semifinalist will be required to submit an official TOEFL score report at their own expense for further consideration in the MIP Graduate Fellowship Program selection process.
JulyTier 2 Semifinalist identified
Application and TOEFL results are reviewed and highly ranked candidates will be designated tier 2 semi-finalists and will remain in the selection process as potential finalists. Tier 2 candidates will be provided a GRE or GMAT preparatory course required to take either the GRE or GMAT exam depending on their field of study.
AugustGRE/ GMAT Preparation Courses
Tier 2 candidates will be provided a group GRE & GMAT preparatory course.
September-OctoberGRE/ GMAT Exams
GRE or GMAT exams are administered to all tier 2 semi-finalists. All candidates identified as Tier 2 semifinalists will be registered for either a GRE or GMAT exam by staff of American Councils and the candidates will be notified of their test dates.
October-NovemberInterviews and MIP Finalist Identified
All tier 2 semi-finalists interviewed by AADF staff, university admission specialists, and American Councils staff in Tirana and official copies of supporting documents are to be submitted at the interview. Application, TOEFL/GRE/GMAT results, and interview notes are reviewed and highly ranked candidates will be designated as finalists.
August 2023Travel to U.S
All MIP finalists will travel to the U.S. to begin their time on the program.