Woodrow Wilson Foundation Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Woodrow Wilson Foundation
Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Advisor: Eileen Crane | (801) 863-6484 | Eileen.Crane@uvu.edu | ROOM LC-402

Website: http://woodrow.org/fellowships/pickering/

Application Deadline:
     February 1



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

Up to $40,000 covering 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.


Application Process

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.