Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program

Applications for the Pickering Fellowship Fellowship Program are now invited. Eligible candidates should be the U.S. citizens who are pursuing undergraduate or seeking admission for graduate degree. The winning applicants will receive $37,500 each. To apply, entries must be received by  January 12, 2018.

Fellowship Description
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is pleased to announce Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program. The fellowship provides opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.

Award Value
The Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship is offering a stipend of $37,500 amount.

Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate and graduate degree in any field.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
In order to be qualified for this Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship, candidates must satisfy the criteria as follow:

  • Applicants must be in the junior year of undergraduate study at a U.S. undergraduate institution.
  • Applicants must be seeking admission to a U.S. graduate school beginning in fall 2018.
  • Applicants must be expecting to receive their bachelor’s degree in spring 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, economic, political science, sociology, or foreign languages) and be prepared to enter the Foreign Service in Summer 2020.
  • Applicants must be able to attend June 2017 orientation in Washington, D.C. if selected.
  • Applicants must be available to fulfill the summer internship obligations.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only the U.S citizens are invited to apply.

Application Instruction
The application packet must be consisting the materials as follow:

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  • An unofficial copy of your transcript copy of your certification of U.S. citizenship A copy of either your SAT/ACT (for Undergraduate Fellowship) or GRE/GMAT scores (for Graduate Fellowship) Your personal statement .
  • Your updated resume.
  • Your most recent financial aid award letter listing grants or loans Your most recent Student Aid Report (SAR)
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Request letters from two recommenders.

Submission Deadline
January 12, 2018.

Website and Application Link

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