Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.
Students applying during their third-year at WKU may receive up to $37,500 to fund their final year at WKU and an additional $37,500 for the first year of a two-year graduate program. Recent alumni or students who apply during their final year at WKU may receive $37,500 annually for a two-year graduate program.
Coordinator, Nationally Competitive Opportunities
Mr. Dodds works with students applying for this scholarship. If you are interested in learning more or applying, you can set up a meeting with him online, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 270.745.5043.