2016 Thomas R. Pickeeing Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program

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Deadline: 22 June 2015

The US Department of State, Bureau of Human Resources Office of Recruitment, Examination and Employment (HR/REE) is inviting applications for assistance award to conduct all programmatic, financial and administrative activities for the 2016 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Programs (Undergraduate and Graduate).

This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is for one award only. The approximate total funding available will be $3.6 million pending availability of funds. This award will provide for the selection of 30 Fellows in 2016 (20 graduate and 10 undergraduate) and will cover approved program expenses for the two year program period. Annual per student direct costs are capped at $47,500.

Eligibility Information

  • Women, members of minority groups historically under represented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Eligibility is limited to American nonprofit organizations subject to 501(c) (3) of the U.S. tax code and to American universities. Native American tribal organizations are eligible to apply.
  • The Recipient must be physically located in the U.S. and operate from the within the U.S.
  • Organizations with less than three years’ experience in administering a program of this size, nature and complexity are not eligible for this competition.

Submission Information

The U.S. Department of State requires proposals be submitted electronically only  via grants.gov or grantsolutions.gov.

For more information, visit grants.gov and search for funding opportunity number: HR-HRTRP-15-002.