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Meridian-Cox Foreign Service Fellowship for Emerging Leaders

Goes By: Meridian-Cox

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

About this Fellowship

Week-long introduction to Foreign Service careers for students from underrepresented backgrounds.

Held in Washington D.C., the Meridian-Cox Foreign Service Fellowship for Emerging Leaders is a fully-paid enrichment and training program seeking to expand awareness and access to Foreign Service careers to students from underrepresented communities across the United States. The program serves as an introduction to educational, internship and career paths within the U.S. Foreign Service.

Deadlines are typically in mid-March. Please see the program website for details.

Award Value

Program tuition, per diem for meals/incidentals, housing, travel and ground transportation, plus a $500 stipend.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Sophomore, Junior

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: February 26, 2024

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