The program awards 30 fellowships of up to $37,500 annually for a two-year period for tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees for completion of two-year master’s degrees. This includes up to $21,500 per year for tuition and mandatory fees and an academic year stipend of $16,000.

Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers for a minimum of 5 years of service. 

Fellowship website: http://rangelprogram.org/graduate-fellowship-program/

Level of study: Graduate

General location of study: Domestic

Specific location, if applicable (country and/or institution): Various

Requires campus endorsement/nomination?: No

Campus application deadline (if applicable): N/A

Final application deadline (check fellowship website for specific yearly date): Mid September

General fields of study/professional interests: Humanities, Social Sciences, Languages, Public Service

Other specific criteria: Must be a U.S. citizen and show clear interest in a Foreign Service career with the U.S. Department of State, along with a strong academic background, a commitment to service, leadership skills, financial need for graduate school, diverse interests in areas such as international affairs and government, cultural sensitivity, writing skills, and an ability to overcome obstacles. Fellows must obtain graduate degrees in a field of study relevant to a career in the State Department Foreign Service, such as public administration, public policy, international relations, business administration, economics, history, political science, communications, or foreign languages