A fellowship program for Foreign Service careers in the U.S. Department of State.
Deadline: October 21, 2020
Description: Interested in a career serving U.S. interests abroad?
Upon successful completion of a two-year master’s degree program and fulfillment of fellowship and Foreign Service entry requirements, fellows have the opportunity to work as Foreign Service Officers with the U.S. Department of State, in accordance with applicable law and State Department policy, serving in Washington, DC or at a U.S. embassy, consulate, or diplomatic mission around the globe.
The Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowship is a U.S. Department of State program administered by Howard University that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people, who represent ethnic, gender, social, and geographic diversity and have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State.
The Program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need.