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Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship

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The Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship program aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service in which they can help formulate, represent, and implement U.S. foreign policy.  The Rangel Fellowship Program selects twenty Fellows each year and provides support for two years of graduate study, internships and professional development activities, and entry into the Foreign Service.  This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically under-represented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need.  Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers, one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available.

Applicants must be in the senior year of their undergraduate study or have completed their undergraduate degree by June of the year they apply.  Applicants must be seeking admission to enter graduate school in the Fall of the year they apply, for at least a two-year graduate program.

Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

The application deadline is mid-January.

To be competitive, students should contact the BC Campus Coordinator for the Rangel Fellowship no later than September, to begin preparing their applications.

If you would like additional information about the scholarship and the application process before talking with the Campus Coordinator, consult the Rangel International Affairs Program web site.