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Competition Details

Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship

Goes By: Payne Fellowship
Fellowship Website

Offers graduate school funding and professional development for students interested in a career with the Foreign Service of the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

Award Value

Provides up to $96,000 in benefits over two years of graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, culminating in service as a USAID Foreign Service Officer.

Eligibility Requirements

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

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Masters
Academic Areas: All
Areas of Interest: Public Service
Language Funding No
Location Domestic

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


Payne Electronic Deadline
Friday, December 21, 2018
11:59 p.m. EST


Pickering, Rangel, and Payne Workshop
Monday, March 25, 2019
4:00 p.m.

Gresestte Room, Harper College 3rd floor.

Last updated: September 5, 2017

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