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Competition Details

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program

Goes By: Pickering Graduate
Fellowship Website

Provides graduate funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service.

Successful candidates are obligated to a minimum of three years of service in an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer.

Award Value

Up to $37,500 annually for academic expenses for 2 years of graduate study, two paid State Department summer internships (one domestic and one international), and access to Pickering Fellows network.

Eligibility Requirements

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

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Masters
Academic Areas: Social Sciences, Mass Communication, Humanities
Areas of Interest: Underrepresented populations, Public Service
Language Funding No
Location Domestic and Abroad

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


Pickering, Rangel, and Payne Workshop
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
4:00 PM

DeSaussure 228

Last updated: June 7, 2016

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