OHSD: National Public Service Fellowships

Office: 2nd Floor, Carnegie Building (202) 806-4029

The following list of award programs involve the collaboration and recruitment efforts of Howard University faculty and program administrators. In addition to the list below, we encourage students to search our information on additional resources for award searches.

OHSD Programs

Upcoming OHSD Events

Jul 01 Due Date: Pre-Application UK Fellowships (Rhodes/ Marshall) Campus-wide
Aug 07 Due Date: Pre-Application Non-UK Fellowships (Schwarzman/ Knight-Hennessy) Campus-wide
Aug 07 Due Date: Pre-Application UK Fellowships (Fulbright) Campus-wide
Sept 01 Due Date: Howard Deadline for UK Fellowships (Rhodes/ Marshall) Campus-wide
Sept 08 Due Date: Howard Deadline for UK Fellowships (Schwarzman/ Knight-Hennessy) Campus-wide
Sept 15 Due Date: Howard Deadline for Fulbright U.S. Student Program Campus-wide

For in-person advising or more information on developing a strong proposal for your fellowship application, email Dr. Kari Miller, kari.miller@howard.edu, or schedule an appointment.

National Public Service Fellowships:

U: undergraduate opportunities; G: opportunities for graduate studies.

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program (G)

Sponsor: U.S. Department of State and Howard University, Ralph Bunche International Affairs Center

Award Description: The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that 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.

Eligibility: Requirements are listed on the Rangel program website.

HU Process: Prospective applicants should contact the program administrator in the Ralph Bunche International Affairs Center.

Advisor/Contact Info: Ms. Patricia Scroggs, pscroggs@howard.edu, (202) 806-4367

HU Deadline: n/a

Program Deadline: Late January 2017 (TBA)

Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program (U, G)

Sponsor: U.S. Department of State and Howard University, Ralph Bunche International Affairs Center

Award Description: The Payne Fellowship seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy. The program provides up to $90,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, provides a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service.

Eligibility: Requirements are listed on the Payne Fellowship website.

HU Process: Prospective applicants should contact the program administrator in the Ralph Bunche International Affairs Center.

Advisor/Contact Info: Ms. Tessa Henry, tessa.henrhy@howard.edu, (202) 806-4367

HU Deadline: n/a

Program Deadline: Late January 2017 (TBA)

Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship Program (U)

Sponsor: Public Policy and International Affairs Program

Award Description: The PPIA program provides summer institute training and facilitates ongoing professional development.

Eligibility: Requirements are listed on the PPIA website.

HU Process: Current students should notify and discuss your application with the Howard University program advisor prior to submitting the application directly to PPIA.

Advisor/Contact Info: Dr. Kari Miller, kari.miller@howard.edu, (202) 806-4029

HU Deadline: n/a

Program Deadline: November 1, 2016

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship (U, G)

Sponsor: U.S. Department of State and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Award Description: The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program provides academic and professional preparation for outstanding candidates to enter the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service, representing America’s interests abroad. Pickering Fellows are undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy.

Eligibility: Requirements are listed on the Wilson National Fellowship Foundation website.

HU Process: Current students should notify and discuss your application with the Howard University program advisor prior to submitting the application directly to the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Foundation.

Advisor/Contact Info: Dr. Kari Miller, kari.miller@howard.edu, (202) 806-4029

HU Deadline: n/a

Program Deadline: TBA, Undergrad: Late January; Grad: Early February

Harry S. Truman Scholarship (G)

Sponsor: Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

Award Description: The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 for graduate study. Scholars also receive priority admission and supplemental financial aid at some premier graduate institutions, leadership training, career and graduate school counseling, and special internship opportunities within the federal government. Recipients must be U.S. citizens, have outstanding leadership potential and communication skills, be in the top quarter of their class, and be committed to careers in government or the non-profit sector.

Eligibility: Requirements are listed on the Truman Scholarship website.

HU Process: Current students should notify and discuss your application with the Howard University program advisor, in order to receive the required institutional nomination letter and to discuss the submission of the letter of recommendations.

Advisor/Contact Info: Dr. Daniel Williams, dawilliams@howard.edu, (202) 806-6763

HU Deadline: November 15, 2016

Program Deadline: Early February 2017

Morris Udall Scholarship (U)

Sponsor: Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation

Award Description: In 2015, the Udall Scholarship expects to award 50 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.

Eligibility: Requirements are listed on the Udall Scholarship website.

HU Process: Students are nominated by their college or university's faculty representative, who is the liaison between the institution and the Foundation. Interested students should contact the Howard faculty representative as soon as possible to discuss the application.

Advisor/Contact Info: Dr. George Middendorf III, gmiddendorf@howard.edu

HU Deadline: n/a

Program Deadline: March 2016 (TBA)

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