Anthropology alumna Tara Lewis ’11 awarded a Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship
On May 20, 2013, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation announced that Tara Lewis, an alumna of Princeton University, has been awarded a 2013 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Ms. Lewis graduated from Princeton in 2011 with an A.B. in Anthropology.
Administered for the U.S. Department of State by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships develop a source of men and women whose academic backgrounds fulfill the skill needs of the State Department and who are dedicated to representing America’s interests abroad.
Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellows receive financial support towards a two-year, full-time master’s degree program in fields such as public policy, international affairs, public administration, and other related academic fields. Fellows participate in one domestic and one overseas internship. Upon the completion of their master’s degree, they commit to three years of service as a Foreign Service Officer. Ms. Lewis will be attending the University of California, Berkeley for her master’s degree program.
The news release can be viewed and/or downloaded as a .PDF on the Woodrow Wilson Foundation website at http://www.woodrow.org/news/news_items/WW_PickeringFellows_2013.php.