Applications for the 2021 cohort of the FAIT Fellowship program have closed as of February 1, 2021.
The new application cycle for the 2022 cohort will open in the fall of 2021. Please check back for updates.
Here are the current eligibility requirements for the FAIT Fellowship 2021 cohort. 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 2021, OR seeking admission in an IT-related master’s degree program at a U.S.-based accredited institution, beginning in the fall of 2021.
- 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.)
Minority groups historically underrepresented in the State Department are encouraged to apply: this includes but is not limited to racial, ethnic, geographic, and gender minorities, as well as those with financial need.