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Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship (US State Dept.)

Deadline: February

Type: Tuition and/or Expenses,Internship and/or Research Support

Description: The scholarship supports students in programs that provide academic and professional preparation for outstanding candidates to enter the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service, representing America's interests abroad. Pickering Fellows are undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. Undergraduates must apply in their Junior year, and will receive funding for their Senior year and the first year of graduate study. Graduate students must apply before commencing graduate studies, and will receive funding for 2 years of their graduate program.

Website: http://www.twc.edu/thomas-r-pickering-foreign-affairs-fellowship-program

Academic Field:those relevant to US foreign policy

Citizenship:US citizen

Requirements:on-line application, resume/CV, transcripts, financial aid information

Award Amount:Up to $37,500/year. The program also provides stipends, transportation and housing for internships. Pickering Fellows admitted to SIA will have their Fellowship supplemented up to the level of the full cost of tuition and estimated living expenses.