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Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship

Goes By: Rangel

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Rangel Electronic Deadline
Thursday, September 22, 2022
11:59 p.m. ET

About this Fellowship

This fellowship provides graduate school financial support for students looking for careers in the Foreign Service.

Rangel Fellows are expected to obtain a degree in international affairs or another area of relevance to the work of the Foreign Service (such as public administration, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, political science, or communications) at a graduate or professional school approved by the Rangel Program and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 throughout their period of study. Following graduation, Rangel Fellows must commit to a minimum of five years of service as a Foreign Service Officer.

This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need.

Award Value

The Rangel Program provides $82,000 (over two years) toward completion of a two-year master's degree and up to $10,000 (per summer) for two summer internships.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: July 1, 2022

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