Franklin Fellows Program

Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is May 23, 2016.

We appreciate your interest in the U.S. Department of State's Franklin Fellows Program, and wanted to alert you that we are accepting applications for the Fellowship from May 6 to May 23.

At this time, the Department is particularly interested in applicants with expertise in religion, regional issues, counterterrorism, economics, and Human Capital Management. We also are seeking Fellows to help launch the U.S. Diplomacy Center (USDC) – the first museum dedicated to telling the story of American diplomacy. USDC is seeking applicants with expertise in American diplomatic history, museum studies, exhibit design, business management, or educational outreach and program development.

Visit the How to Apply page on for more information and to start the application process.

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