FAIT Fellowship Applications Now Being Accepted

The U.S. Department of State is accepting applications for the Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellowship 2022 cohort from September 8, 2021 through January 31, 2022.

Funded by the State Department, this two-year prestigious fellowship program is a unique opportunity for individuals pursuing an IT-related bachelor’s or master’s degree, and who want to use their tech skills to serve diplomacy in the U.S. Foreign Service.

The FAIT Fellowship provides academic funding (up to $75,000 for two years), two summer internships (with stipends), professional development and mentorships, and culminates in an appointment in the Foreign Service as an Information Management Specialist.

Designed to attract the best tech talent to the Foreign Service that reflects the diversity of the United States, the FAIT Fellowship program values varied backgrounds, including ethnic, racial, gender, and geographic diversity. Members of minority groups underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and individuals with financial need are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this cohort, students must be enrolled in an IT-related degree program and starting their junior year in fall 2022, or, planning on entering a two-year master’s degree program in an IT-related field of study in fall 2022, at a U.S.-based accredited institution (in-person and online programs). View all of the eligibility requirements on the website and apply HERE.

For more information, please visit https://www.faitfellowship.org/and/or join the virtual info. session.

By Yuanyuan Zhang
Yuanyuan Zhang Manager of Research, Data & Analytics Yuanyuan Zhang