Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship | Eligibility
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Eligibility

  • Only individuals who are United States citizens.
  • Applicants must be seeking admission to a U.S. graduate school beginning in fall 2018.
  • 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 the work of the Foreign Service (public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages) and be prepared to enter the Foreign Service in Summer 2020.
  • Applicants must be able to attend June 2018 orientation in Washington, D.C. if selected.
  • Applicants must be available to fulfill the summer internship obligations (summer 2019 & summer 2020)