The Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship 2022 is currently accepting applications.
The Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to utilize your computer talents to make a difference, travel the globe, and learn about diverse cultures.
This two-year Fellowship Program, funded by the US Department of State, is a path to a career in the Foreign Service by providing academic funding for an IT-related degree, internships, professional development, and mentorship, culminating in an appointment as an Information Management Specialist in the Foreign Service (IMS).
As a FAIT Fellow, you may anticipate making new friends, expanding your professional network, and creating lifelong experiences. In addition, the Fellowship has the following advantages:
- Academic support of up to $37,500 per year (for a total of $75,000) for junior and senior years of undergraduate studies OR a two-year master’s degree program in an IT-related profession;
- Stipends, housing, and travel expenses for two summer internships: a domestic internship at the US Department of State in Washington, D.C., and an overseas internship in a US Embassy or Consulate abroad.
- Personalized coaching and chances for professional growth throughout the program;
- After successfully completing the program and meeting the State Department’s standards, you will be appointed as an Information Management Specialist in the Foreign Service.
Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship Requirements
- Be a citizen of the United States;
- Be enrolled in a U.S.-based recognized undergraduate degree program in Information Technology and starting your junior year in the autumn of 2022, OR
- Beginning in the autumn of 2022, pursue admission to an IT-related master’s degree program at a U.S.-based approved university;
- Make plans to complete your bachelor’s or master’s degree by May 2024;
- Have a least 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale at the time of application and maintain that GPA throughout the program;
- To be able to receive and maintain medical, security, and suitability clearances;
- Upon successful completion of the program and the State Department’s standards, agree to a minimum five-year commitment in the Foreign Service.
Application for Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship
Your application must include:
- Proof of U.S. citizenship
- A Personal statement
- The most recent financial aid award letter
- Most recent student aid report
- Statement of financial need
- One letter of recommendation
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Deadline: January 31, 2022
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