- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Must be seeking admission to enter a two-year international affairs related graduate program in the Fall of 2017 at a U.S. university.
- Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.
- An orientation to the Program and the USAID Foreign Service at Howard University in Washington D.C.
- Two fully-funded summer internships, on Capitol Hill and overseas at a USAID Mission.
- Up to $36,500 annually toward tuition, fees, and living expenses for a two-year master's degree in international development, international affairs, public administration, environmental sciences, public health, agriculture, or other relevant area.
- Mentorship from a USAID Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship.
- Employment in the USAID Foreign Service.