Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship for U.S. Citizens 2022

The Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship 2022 is currently accepting applications.

Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship

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).

Benefits

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
  • Transcript
  • A Personal statement
  • Resume
  • 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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