Northwestern University

Jan
12
Fri

Pickering Deadline

When: Friday, January 12, 2018
All day  

Audience: Public

Contact: Amy Kehoe   847.467.5098

Group: Office of Fellowships Deadlines

Category: Academic

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Description:

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.
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.
Up to $21,500 will be provided each academic year for two years for a Fellow’s tuition
Up to $16,000 stipend per academic year for two years for room and board, books/laboratory fees, and travel between the Fellow’s residence and university location (not to exceed $600 per academic year)
Two summer internships, one at a domestic office of the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and one overseas at a U.S. embassy or consulate. The program provides stipends, transportation and housing for these internships.
Orientation to the Program and the Foreign Service at the Department of State.
Mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship.
Employment in the Department of State Foreign Service for those who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements in accordance with applicable law and State Department policy.

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