Students who are planning to pursue a master’s degree and are interested in a career with the U.S. Department of State should consider applying for a Pickering Fellowship.
Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career with the U.S. Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.
- United States citizen.
- Applicants must be seeking admission to a U.S. graduate school beginning in fall 2018.
- 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.
- Applicants must enroll 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, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages) and be prepared to enter the Foreign Service in Summer 2020.
- Applicants must be able to attend June 2018 orientation in Washington, D.C. if selected.
- Applicants must be available to fulfill the summer internship obligations (summer 2019 & summer 2020)
Application deadline: January 12, 2018.
Please contact Marie Koko (email@example.com) with questions about the fellowship, or visit this website for more information.