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International Affairs

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship (Deadline in January)
Each year, the Rangel Program offers twenty (20) graduate fellowships to outstanding seniors and graduates who want to join the Foreign Service. These fellowships help finance two-year graduate programs, provide paid internships and other professional development activities, and facilitate entry into the Foreign Service for individuals who are able to complete the Foreign Service entry requirements.

Scoville Peace Fellowship (Deadline October & January)
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, established in 1987, is a highly-competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college and grad school graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security. Twice yearly, the Fellowship's Board of Directors selects a group of outstanding individuals to spend six to nine months in Washington. Supported by a salary, the fellows serve as full-time junior staff members at the participating organization of their choice. The program also arranges meetings for the fellows with policy experts. Many former Scoville Fellows have gone on to pursue graduate degrees in international relations and related fields and taken prominent positions in the field of peace and security with public-interest organizations, the Federal Government, academia, and media. 

The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship (Undergrad) (Deadline in early February)
This fellowship provides funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. The awards include up to $40,000 annually for actual expenses for the senior year of college & the first year of graduate study

  • Only individuals who are United States citizens at the time of application will be considered.
  • Applicants must be in the junior year of undergraduate study.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale must be maintained throughout participation in the program.

The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship (Graduate) (Deadline in early February)
For outstanding students who enroll in two-year master's degree programs in public policy, international affairs, public administration, or academic fields such as business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State, financial support of up to $40,000 annually for actual expenses during the first and second years of graduate school

  • Only individuals who are United States citizens at the time of application will be considered.
  • Applicants must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Winners are expected 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 (U.S. graduate institutions only).
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale must be maintained throughout participation in the program.
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