Congratulations to Maciej Luczywo on Prestigious Pickering Fellowship
Weissman political science student Maciej Luczywo (GPA 3.88) learned this May 11 that he had been selected as a Fellow in the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The fellowship award includes up to $50,000 annually towards tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees during the senior year of college and during the first year of graduate study.
The Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship seeks to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. The Program develops a source of trained men and women from academic disciplines representing the skill needs of the Department, who are dedicated to representing America's interests abroad.
Pickering fellows must participate in one overseas and one domestic summer internship within the U.S. Department of State and must commit to pursuing a graduate degree in international studies. Each successful candidate is also obligated to a minimum of three years of service in an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer. Guidance from a Foreign Service Officer is provided during the graduate school segment of the program.