Woodrow Wilson Foundation
Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
UVU Representative: Grant Skabelund , (801) 863-8709
The Woodrow Wilson Foundation offers the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs fellowship to students who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. department of State. After finishing their schooling, fellowship recipients work for the Foreign Service for a minimum of four and a half years.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, have at least a 3.2 GPA, and be a sophomore. Students should be talented in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. Students must commit to pursuing a graduate degree in international studies.
Amount of Award
Tuition, room and board, and mandatory fees during the junior and senior years and during the first year of graduate study with reimbursement for books and one round-trip travel.
Length of Award
Up to second year of graduate school based on need.
Number of Awards
A complete Foreign Affairs Fellowship application packet consists of an official application form and supporting documents: personal statement, employment data form, SAT form, certification of citizenship, and two letters of recommendation, official academic transcript, and financial aid transcript.