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Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program - U.S. Department of State


Deadline: 2015-01-24 (National)

This program provides undergraduate and graduate funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the U.S. Department of State. Fellows must commit to pursuing a graduate degree in international studies at one of the graduate schools participating in the program. Additionally, fellows must commit to serve five years as a foreign service officer.


Third-year students with a GPA of 3.2 or higher may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.


Two years (senior year in college; first year of graduate study). Fellows must participate in one overseas and one domestic summer internship within the U.S. Department of State. Students receive a stipend during the internships.


Financial support of up to $40,000 annually towards expenses for the senior year and the first year of graduate study. Participating schools provide financial support in the second year of graduate study based on need.

Application Process

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