Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
57
Days
January 31 2022
Application Deadline
15
Awarded last year
N/A
Renewable
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Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship

Description

The U.S. Department of State is seeking to attract top tech talent to the Foreign Service that reflects the diversity of the United States. Women, members of minority groups underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need, are encouraged to apply to this challenging and rewarding program. Fellows will receive: Academic funding: up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expense, for the junior and senior years of undergraduate study, OR a two-year master's degree program in an IT-related field. Stipends, housing and travel allowances for the two summer internships: A domestic internship in Washington, D.C. at the U.S. Department of State; and an international internship at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate abroad. Personalized mentoring and professional development opportunities throughout the program. An appointment in the Foreign Service as an Information Management Specialist upon successful completion of the program and the State Department's requirements. Fellows agree to a minimum five-year commitment upon entry into the Foreign Service. Be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program relevant to Information Technology at a U.S.-based accredited institution, and entering the junior year in the fall of 2021, OR seeking admission in an IT-related master's degree program at a U.S.-based accredited institution, beginning in the fall of 2021. Be able to obtain and maintain medical and security clearances and suitability requirements. GRE/GMAT Scores are required for Graduate Students. Security clearances and state clearances can also be accessed at the scholarship site.

Amount Details

$37,500
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
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Contact
Scholarship Contact
FAITFellowship@twc.edu
Address 1333 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036