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Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship

Goes By: FAIT Fellowship

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Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship
Tuesday, January 16, 2024
11:59 p.m. ET

About this Fellowship

Supports IT students interested in working as Information Management Specialists with the US Foreign Service.

If you’re pursuing an IT-related degree, the Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellowship could combine your passion for technology and love of travel into to a rewarding career.

As an FAIT Fellow, you’ll receive substantial financial support, mentoring, and professional development from the U.S. Department of State. Following graduation, Fellows join the U.S. Foreign Service and complete a five-year service commitment as an Information Management Specialist.

Underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to apply: this includes but is not limited to racial, geographic, religious, and gender minorities, as well as those with financial need.

Award Value

Up to $43,500 annually for two years, either junior and senior year of undergraduate program, or a two-year Master's program in an IT-related field. Additional stipends and funding for two summer internships, one domestic and one international.

Eligibility Requirements

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

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: November 2, 2023

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