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Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship

Description: The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program, a collaborative effort between Howard University and the U.S. Department of State, seeks to attract outstanding young people who have an interest in pursuing a career in the Foreign Service of the U. S. Department of State. The program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need.


  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Business Administration
  • Foreign Languages
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Communication

Award Amount:

  • $32,500 annually toward tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees for completion of a two-year master’s degree; 20 fellowships annually

Charles B. Rangel Applicant Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) at the time of application
  • Must be seeking admission to enter graduate school for a two year program at a U.S. university

Requirements Upon Acceptance:

  • The Rangel fellow is expected to obtain a degree in international affairs or another area of relevance to the work of the Foreign Service.

Application Process:
A completed online application, which includes the following:

    • Background Information
    • A personal statement (in 600 words or less)
    • A statement (in 500 words or less) of financial need
    • The financial assistance received during undergraduate studies
    • Overall education-related debt
    • Ability/plans to pay for graduate school independently
    • A resume

 Mailed-in supplementary materials:

    • Proof of U.S. citizenship 
    • The Student Aid Report
    • GRE or GMAT Scores

Two letters of recommendations:

    • One from a faculty member
    • One from a community leader or other individual who can comment on the applicant’s non-academic accomplishments and his/her potential

Deadline: January 21, 2011

Carroll Campus Representative:

Rebecca Imes
Office: 124/126 Wright St.
Campus Phone: 262-951-3011

Scholarship Contact:

Phone: 202.806.4363

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