William C. Foster Fellows Visiting Scholars Program

Scholarship Description

Foster Fellows must be citizens of the United States, on the faculty of a recognized institution of higher learning, and tenured or on a tenure track or equivalent; they also must have served as a permanent career employee of the institution for at least ninety days before selection for the program.  The Department of State is an equal opportunity employer.  Selections will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or physical handicap that does not interfere with the performance of duties.  Prior to appointment, applicants will be subject to a full-field background security investigation for a Top Secret security clearance.  Candidates will not be extended a formal offer of appointment until a security clearance has been granted and all other requirements have been met.  This procedure can take up to six months.  Visiting scholars will also be subject to applicable Federal conflict of interest laws and standards of conduct.

Year of Need:


Num Awards: Up to 6

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2021-01-31


Sponsoring Organization United States Department of State
Office of Technology and Analysis - Room 4930 2201 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20520

Contact Person:

Phone: 202-647-4153

Fax: 202-647-1407