Early Review Deadline: Jan 10, 2022. Submit your application by this date if you would like the FAIT Fellowship team to review your application and ensure all documents are correctly submitted. You’ll be able to resubmit documents if needed. After this date, we will not be able to review your application in advance.
Final Deadline: Jan 31, 2022 at 11:59 pm (EST). Any applications after this deadline will not be accepted.
To begin, click the Apply Now button. This will take you to The Washington Center’s program application portal login page. If you have not yet registered, you will be able to create an account. Once you are in the program application portal, click the Apply Now tab and select FAIT Fellowship.
Before you begin, please read the Eligibility Requirements and review the Application Documents section below. You should also review the helpful resources on the blog, including Quick Guide: Step-by-Step Through the FAIT Fellowship Application, for tips on preparing a strong application. Get tips from successful FAIT Fellows in this video.
Below are the current eligibility requirements for the FAIT Fellowship 2022 cohort. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and those with financial need, are encouraged to apply.
To be eligible, you must:
- Be a U.S. citizen.
- Be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program relevant to Information Technology at a U.S.-based accredited institution, and entering the junior year in the fall of 2022, OR seeking admission in an IT-related master’s degree program at a U.S.-based accredited institution, beginning in the fall of 2022.
- Be on a timeline to graduate with your bachelor’s or master’s degree in May 2024.
- Hold a minimum 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale at the time of the application, and maintain this GPA through participation in the program.
- Be able to obtain and maintain medical and security clearances and suitability requirements. (Click here for information on the Department of State clearance processes.)
If you are not sure whether your degree program fits into the timeline, please contact us at FAITFellowship@twc.edu before you apply.