US Embassy Policy Specialist Program (EPS) Application
Applications are no longer being accepted for the U.S. Embassy Policy Specialist Program. Applicants will be notified of their status in April 2012.
Each EPS fellowship lasts one to two months and is determined in consultation with the host Embassy, Consulate or Mission. As part of the EPS fellowship, participants are provided with visa assistance, international roundtrip transportation, housing in the country of service, a monthly allowance for living expenses, and emergency evacuation insurance. EPS fellows work closely with Embassy/Mission staff and receive support from field offices in the region.
EPS applicants must have a graduate degree (PhD, MA, MD, MBA, MFA, MPA, MPH, MLIS, MS, JD) at the time of application and must be U.S. citizens.
Eligible countries for the 2012-13 EPS program included Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Ukraine. Specific information about available posts and topics of research for EPS will be available in the next EPS application.