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Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship

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The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service. Each year, the Rangel Program selects around 30 Rangel Fellows and helps support them through two years of graduate study, internships and professional development activities, and entry into the Foreign Service. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need. Awards of up to $37,500 are offered annually towards tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees for completion of two-year master's degrees. At the conclusion of two years of study, the Rangel Fellow is expected to have obtained a degree in international affairs or another area of relevance to the work of the Foreign Service (such as public administration, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, political science, or communications) at a graduate or professional school approved by the Rangel Program.

Award / Eligibility Details:

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens and seeking admission to enter graduate school at a U.S. university in the fall following the application deadline. They can be in their senior year of their undergraduate studies, graduating in the spring following the application deadline, or they can be college graduates. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher at the time of application.

Deadline: Mid-September each year.

Academic Level: Graduate;Post-Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Graduate School Funding

Field of Study: Business;Public Affairs / Policy;Social Sciences

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: US Citizen

Special Circumstances: Extreme financial need, Female, Underrepresented Group

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