Foreign Affairs Fellowships Available

Apply online now for the 2015 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowships competition. The Pickering Fellowship helps talented students, highly motivated and academically excellent graduating seniors or college graduates, who want to pursue a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. The Pickering programs have been administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, one of the United States’ top fellowship providers, for more than 20 years.

The program provides:
* Up to $37,500 annually for academic expenses, covering the first and second year of graduate study
* Two paid State Department summer internships (domestic and abroad)
* Professional development through workshops and informational seminars
* Mentoring by U.S. Foreign Service Officers

Eligibility requirements at the time of application:
* Current college senior or college graduate
* Entering a two-year terminal master’s degree program in the fall of the Fellowship year
* Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.2 (4.0 scale)
* United States citizenship

Application deadline: Jan. 16, 2015
Recommendations deadline: Jan. 23, 2015

To be placed on the 2015 interest/update list and/or to begin the application process, go here.
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