Angelina | Feb 19, 2024 | 0
The William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security (Clarke DS) Fellowship (Fully-funded)
The William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security (Clarke DS) Fellowship is a path to an exciting and fulfilling career in the Foreign Service as a Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent. The program is a two-year graduate fellowship designed for individuals who want to pursue a master’s degree and a career as a Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent in the Foreign Service.
As one of several high-profile State Department recruitment programs, the Clarke DS Fellowship aims to attract qualified candidates to the Diplomatic Security Service who represent ethnic, racial, gender, social, and geographic diversity.
The fellowship provides academic funding, two summer practicums with stipend support, personalized mentoring, and professional development opportunities. Upon successful completion of the fellowship program and the Foreign Service entry requirements, Fellows receive an appointment as a Foreign Service Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) Special Agent.
The program includes:
- Financial assistance for a two-year graduate program
- Two summer practicums – one domestic and one abroad
- Mentoring and other professional development opportunities
- Three-year Foreign Service Commitment
If you are interested in pursuing a master’s degree and an exciting career at the forefront of law enforcement and international affairs, this is an opportunity of a lifetime to serve your country and make a real difference. Visit clarkedsfellowship.org to learn more about the program.
Applications are now open summer 2023 for the next cohort of William D. Clarke, Sr. Diplomatic Security Fellows.