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The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

ETSU Faculty Representative:

Dr. Michele L. Crumley

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Office: 301D Rogers Stout

Phone: (423) 439-6629

Email: crumleyml@etsu.edu


Award: Tuition, fees, and room and board at the University of your choice, plus reimbursement for books and travel, for two years.

Eligibility: Applicants must be US citizens, have a GPA of 3.2 or higher, and be planning on entering a master's program in the year following application in public policy, international affairs, or public administration, or in an academic field such as business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages.

When to Apply:  Applications are usually due in early February.

The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship is designed to attract and prepare outstanding individuals for careers in the United States Department of State Foreign Service. Recipients will receive support to cover all expenses towards their attainment of a two-year master's degree in a subject area compatible with the mission and needs of the State Department. In addition to their normal coursework, fellows will take part in a domestic internship in the summer after their first year, and an overseas internship the summer after their second year. Upon completion of their degree, recipients are required to serve at least three years as a Foreign Service officer.

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