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Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Goes By: Pickering

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


Pickering Electronic Deadline
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
11:59 p.m. ET

About this Fellowship

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.

The Fellowship allows seniors and non-enrolled applicants to apply for two years of graduate school funding.

Award Value

Up to $42,000 annually for two years of grad school, plus 2 internships (one domestic and one international) at the US Department of State.

Eligibility Requirements

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

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: February 1, 2022

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