DACOR Fellowship for 1st-Year MA Students

Deadline: January 23, 2023

DACOR Bacon House Foundation, an organization of foreign affairs professionals in Washington, D.C., announces a fellowship to be awarded to a first-year graduate student at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa for continued studies towards a Master’s Degree in some aspect of foreign affairs. The award is made primarily on the basis of academic excellence. It is exclusively for tuition purposes, carries a stipend of up to $10,000 and is for one year of full-time graduate study, for use only in academic year 2023-2024. The selection of the fellowship recipient will be made by the DACOR Bacon House Foundation Education Committee after virtually interviewing three candidates nominated by University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. The winner will be announced in April 2023. Nominees need not be planning a career in the Foreign Service of the United States, but are expected to have an expressed, serious interest in pursuing some aspect of foreign affairs, broadly defined.

You must be a U.S. citizen in your first year of an M.A. program at UH Mānoa focusing on some aspect of foreign affairs and planning to pursue a career in foreign affairs broadly defined.

To Apply:
Send your CV or resume, UHM transcript, and a 600-word essay expanding on the information provided in the resume, as appropriate, and covering such matters as academic or other accomplishments, experience related to foreign affairs (e.g., study abroad, travel, work, language fluency), career objectives, and other matters pertinent to your qualifications. Send these materials in a single pdf or Word file to Dr Chizuko Allen at chizuko@hawaii.edu with the subject line DACOR 23-24 [your last name].

For further information, please contact Dr. Cathryn Clayton (cclayton@hawaii.edu)

This opportunity is brought to you by UHM’s School of Pacific and Asian Studies.