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Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship

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The Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship is funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The award provides up to $40,000 per academic year for students who expect to enroll in a two-year, full-time master's degree program in either public policy, international affairs, public administration, or in an academic field such as business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.2, which must be maintained throughout the duration of the fellowship. Recipients must also complete 3 years as a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Dept. of State following their graduate program.

Award / Eligibility Details:

At the time of application, candidates must be seeking admission to a U.S. graduate school for the following academic year.

Deadline: Early February each year

Academic Level: Graduate

Type/Purpose: Graduate School Funding

Field of Study: Business, Public Affairs / Policy, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: US Citizen

Special Circumstances: Extreme financial need

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