Undergrads: Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship

This brand new graduate fellowship is funded by the US Department of State, which seeks to address its growing need for technology expertise in the field of diplomacy. The Fellowships provide $37,500 annually for 2 years, and are designed to attract outstanding individuals from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career with the U.S. Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.

Further details are included in the message below regarding the program benefits and application information, as well as at http://www.twc.edu/foreign-affairs-information-technology-fellowship-program. Applications are due by Feb. 13!

Eligibility for the Undergraduate Fellowship requires:

  • Applicants must be United States citizens.
  • Applicants must be in the sophomore year of undergraduate study at a U.S. undergraduate institution.
  • Applicants must be expecting to receive their bachelor’s degree in spring 2019.
  • 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 be able to attend June 2017 orientation in Washington, D.C. if selected.
  • Applicants must be available to fulfill the summer internship obligations (summer 2018 & summer 2019)
  • Applicants must be prepared to enter the Foreign Service in fall 2019.

Eligibility for the Graduate Fellowship requires:

  • Applicants must be United States citizens.
  • Applicants must be seeking admission to a U.S. graduate school beginning in fall 2017.
  • 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 Information Technology. 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 (summer 2018 & summer 2019)
  • Applicants must be prepared to enter the Foreign Service in fall 2019.
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