Congressman Donald M. Payne, Howard University and USAID Foreign Service are glad to offer it’s The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program. This award is open for US citizens.
The aim of this orientation is to make Fellowship familiar to all facets of the fellowship and to enhance their understanding and skills for international development careers. They provide an opportunity to advance U.S. foreign policy interests and reflect the American people’s compassion and support of human dignity.
Who May Eligible:
To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
- Applicants must be seeking admission to enter graduate school in the fall of 2020 for a two-year program at a U.S. university. They can be in the senior year of their undergraduate studies, graduating by June 2020, or they can be college graduates.
- Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.
How to Apply
- To participate, the applicants need to the completed online application includes the Background Information, A personal statement (in 400 words or less), Two letters of recommendation.
- And also Proof of U.S. citizenship with a copy of a Birth certificate, Certificate of U.S. citizenship, U.S. passport. This should be uploaded in easy to read PDF format.
- The Payne Fellowship Program awards ten fellowships valued at up to $48,000 annually for a two-year program.
- The award includes up to $22,000 per year toward tuition and mandatory fees for completion of a two-year master’s degree at a U.S. institution; a $16,000 stipend for each academic year for room, board, books and other education-related expenses; and up to $10,000 per year in stipend, housing, transportation, and related expenses.
Application Deadline: Applications are closed on November 1st, 2019.