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Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program


Deadline: 2015-02-07 (National)

The fellowship provides graduate funding to participants as they prepare academically and professionally to enter the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Winners are expected to enroll in a two-year, full-time master's degree program in either public policy, international affairs, or public administration, or in an academic field such as business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages (U.S. graduate institutions only). Participants are obligated to serve five years in the foreign service.


4th year students or recent graduates may apply. Applicants must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale. At the time of application, candidates must be seeking admission to graduate school for the following academic year. U.S. citizenship is required.


Two years of graduate school.


Financial support of up to $40,000 annually towards tuition and mandatory fees (excluding health insurance), living stipend (based on the institutionís room and board rate), reimbursement for books and some travel may be paid during the first and second year of graduate study, pending availability of funding.

Application Process

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