The Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP) Fellowship Program
The Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP) Fellowship Program is a program of the UNCF Special Programs Corporation in its 14th year. The IIPP Fellowship Program provides students from underrepresented minority groups with education and training experiences critical to entry and advancement in international affairs careers. IIPP is a comprehensive program of summer policy institutes, study abroad, intensive language training, internships, graduate study and student services, including, mentoring and career development. Additionally, the program provides students with the education and training needed to enter successfully, advance within, and lead international affairs careers.
IIPP Fellowship Components: Sophomore Summer Policy Institute
Junior Year Study Abroad
Junior Summer Policy Institute
Summer Language Institute
Master's Degree Program in International Affairs/International Relations
The IIPP welcomes applications from undergraduate sophomores who:
Are enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year baccalaureate-granting institution;
Are U.S. Citizens or legal residents (documentary support required);
Have a minimum 3.2 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale);
Have a strong demonstrated interest in international affairs;
Are an underrepresented minority (African American, Hispanic/Latino American, Asian American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander); and
Plan to seek admission to a two-year master's degree program in international affairs.
Students from underrepresented minority groups, especially those from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and Other Minority Serving Institutions (OMIs) are particularly encouraged to apply. Though not a requirement, applicants are strongly encouraged to complete at least one of the following courses before starting the IIPP Fellowship: international affairs, foreign policy, a foreign language, political science, sociology, macro/micro-economics, statistics or a course in journalism.
Number of Awards
Award Criteria Requirements:
Are an underrepresented minority (African American, Hispanic/Latino American, Asian American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.
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