USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program

Overview

The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding individuals who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which aims to advance U.S. foreign policy interests and reflect the American people's compassion and support of human dignity. The Payne Fellowship includes up to $96,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities.

Deadline

October

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to graduating seniors or recent alumni.
  • 3.2 GPA or higher.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  • Historically underrepresented groups in the Foreign Service and those with financial need are encouraged to apply.
  • Commitment to five years of service upon successful completion of the Payne Program and USAID entry requirements.

How to Apply

Campus Liaison

Megan Stewart