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Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship

Goes By: Payne Fellowship

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


Payne Electronic Deadline
Monday, November 15, 2021
11:59 p.m. EST

About this Fellowship

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

Last updated: July 1, 2022

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