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Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship

Goes By: Rangel
Fellowship Website

Provides graduate school financial support for students looking for careers in the Foreign Service. Particularly encourages applications from members of minority groups traditionally underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and those with financial need.

Rangel Fellows are expected to obtain a degree in international affairs or another area of relevance to the work of the Foreign Service (such as public administration, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, political science, or communications) at a graduate or professional school approved by the Rangel Program.

Awardees are expected to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 throughout their period of study.

Requires commitment to a minimum of three years of service as a Foreign Service Officer following graduation.

Award Value

Up to $95,000 over two years toward a two-year master's degree, one domestic and one international summer internship, professional development and support.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Masters
Academic Areas: Social Sciences, Mass Communication, Humanities
Areas of Interest: Underrepresented populations, Public Service
Language Funding No
Location Domestic and Abroad

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Rangel Electronic Deadline
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
11:59 p.m. ET

Last updated: June 28, 2018

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