Prepare a brief and well-articulated response to a prompted question regarding your motivation to pursue graduate studies in public policy (300 words).
Short Essay (Optional)
Although the Motivation Statement is required, the essay question is optional. Prospective MPP Students who would like to be considered for 'The Pearson Fellowship'must complete the Pearson essay at the time their application is submitted. Please note, only MPP applicants may apply to The Pearson Fellowship.There is no right, or even preferred, approach to answering the essays. Each essay is an opportunity for you to showcase your writing, analytic, and critical thinking skills.