Pickering Fellowship

The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program is a program funded by the U.S. Department of State that attracts and prepares outstanding young people for Foreign Service careers in the U.S. Department of State. It welcomes the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the State Department, women, and those with a demonstrated financial need for graduate school. Pickering recipients are committed to work as U.S. Foreign Service Officers after their graduate degree.

Deadline:  September 21, 2023
Eligibility: U.S. Citizen
Duration: Two years
Website: https://pickeringfellowship.org/ 

Eligibility Guidelines

  • U.S. citizen
  • 3.2 minimum GPA
  • Applying to a graduate degree program located within the United States in an area of relevance to the Foreign Service