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DACOR Bacon House Foundation Fellowships

August 02, 2012

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DACOR Bacon House Foundation Fellowships are awarded to encourage and assist American students in advanced study of international affairs at recognized American institutions of higher learning in the United States. The awards are make primarily on the basis of academic excellence. In addition, there is an interview process to determine the final choice from among the three candidates the school nominates to compete for the fellowship.

Eligibility: Fellowships are exclusively for tuition costs and will carry a stipend up to $10,000 ($5,000 per semester), depending on the actual tuition charge. The award is made to a graduating senior in support of study toward a Master’s Degree in AY 2012-2013. Nominees are expected to have a career objective in some field related to international affairs.

Application Process: Nominees must prepare a curriculum vitae (including date of birth and citizenship), a transcript of his or her academic record, and an essay of approximately 600 words expanding on the information provided in the resume (covering such matters as special academic or other accomplishments, work experience, experience related to international affairs, career objectives, competence in foreign languages or foreign study).

Deadline: Nominations and supporting documents must be submitted  by February 1, 2012

Selection Process:  For the final selection, the three nominees are invited to an interview at the beginning of March with either members of the Education Committee in Washington, DC or by DACOR members in a close-by area.

Contact: Ms. Brett Alison Gold, bgold@dacorbacon.org

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