Clarke Diplomatic Security Fellowship

Join the U.S. Department of State and The Washington Center on Tuesday August 10 at 2 pm (EDT) to hear about a unique two-year graduate fellowship program. The William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security Fellowship provides up to $84,000 in academic funding over two years, two summer practicums, professional development, and mentorship, culminating in an appointment in the Foreign Service as a Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) Special Agent. The application for the 2024 cohort of the Clarke DS Fellowship is open July 18, 2023, through October 1, 2023.

If you know talented students who plan to pursue a master’s degree, starting fall 2024, and who may be interested in a career traveling the world as a DSS Special agent, register for this webinar to find out more. This webinar is designed to provide fellowship/scholarship offices, career centers, and faculty at colleges and universities, with information about the eligibility, benefits, application process and timeline. Students are also welcome to register.

Clarke DS Fellowship: Path to a Career as a Foreign Service DSS Special Agent

FREE Webinar | Thursday, August 10, 2023 | 2-3 pm (EDT)

The Clarke DS Fellowship aims to attract top candidates that represent the ethnic, racial, gender, social, and geographic diversity of the United States. The Clarke DS Fellowship encourages applications from women, minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and those with financial need.

In this webinar, you'll hear:

  • An overview of the Clarke DS Fellowship program and the role of DSS Special Agent in the Foreign Service
  • How the Clarke DS Fellowship program is aligned with the State Department’s goals to attract talent that reflects the diversity of the United States
  • Eligibility requirements and benefits
  • Timeline of the fellowship program
  • Requirements of applicants selected as finalists and requirements of Clarke DS Fellows
  • And much more!

You'll have a chance to ask questions during a live Q&A session.

Register today. All registrants will receive an email immediately after the webinar with access to the replay.

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