The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Fellowship Opportunity: The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program

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Position Type: Undergraduate and Graduate Fellowship

Location: Washington, D.C. and various U.S. embassies or consulates

Sector: Foreign Affairs

Application Deadline: Friday, January 13th, 2017

Wage or benefits: 

Undergraduate: Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for the senior year of undergraduate studies and first year of a master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.

Graduate: Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for a two-year master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service such as business administration, economics, public policy, international affairs, and other relevant fields.

Eligibility: 

Undergraduate: Applicants must be U.S. citizens in the junior year of undergraduate study with a minimum 3.2 GPA

Graduate: Applicants must be U.S. citizens seeking admission to a U.S. graduate school beginning in fall 2017 with a minimum 3.2 GPA

Desired Major or Interest: Interest in a career in the Department of State Foreign Service

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

Fellowship Obligations: A commitment towards to pursuing a two-year master's degree program in a field related to the Department of State's Foreign Service, becoming a U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Officer and representing your country and its interests abroad and at home.

Brief Description of Fellowship: Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.

How to apply: To apply, visit the Pickering Fellowship Application Form which includes an online application, supplemental items and letters of recommendation: http://pickering.e.twc.edu 

This is an fellowship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

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