$37,500 up for grab at The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program

The Washington Center is offering Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Fellowship program for graduate and undergraduate students to provide financial support, mentoring and professional development. The Fellowship prepares students academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Undergraduate and graduate candidates will receive up to $37,500 and $37,500 annually for tuition and much more benefits.

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is an independent, non profit organization serving hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States and other countries. Its mission is building future leaders.

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate Fellowship:
  1. Only individuals who are United States citizens
  2. Applicants must be in the junior year of undergraduate study at a U.S. undergraduate institution
  3. Applicants must be expecting to receive their bachelor’s degree in spring 2018
  4. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application and this grade point average must be maintained throughout participation in the program
  5. Applicants must enrol in a two-year, full-time master’s degree program, at U.S. based graduate institutions only, in an academic field relevant to the work of the Foreign Service (public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economic, political science, sociology, or foreign languages) and be prepared to enter the Foreign Service in Summer 2020
  6. Applicants must be able to attend June 2017 orientation in Washington, D.C. if selected
  7. Applicants must be available to fulfil the summer internship obligations (summer 2018 & summer 2019)
  • Graduate Fellowship:
  1. Only individuals who are United States citizens
  2. Applicants must be seeking admission to a U.S. graduate school beginning in fall 2017
  3. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application and this grade point average must be maintained throughout participation in the program
  4. Applicants must enrol in a two-year, full-time master’s degree program, at U.S. based graduate institutions only, in an academic field relevant to the work of the Foreign Service (public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economic, political science, sociology, or foreign languages) and be prepared to enter the Foreign Service in Summer 2019
  5. Applicants must be able to attend June 2017 orientation in Washington, D.C. if selected
  6. Applicants must be available to fulfill the summer internship obligations (summer 2018 & summer 2019)

How to Apply:

To apply for Fellowship Program, the candidate can sign in through the given link: http://portal.e.twc.edu/

 

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