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Koenig-Nimmo Foreign Service Award

The Department of Government is accepting applications for the Koenig-Nimmo Foreign Service Award. The award, of approximately $2500, is made each year to a senior from any major (not only Government or International Relations) who hopes to pursue a career in foreign service with a government agency such as the Department of State. The recipient will be selected on the basis of commitment to foreign service, academic excellence, leadership qualities, and interest in promoting international understanding. If necessary, interviews will be conducted by the Government Department. One letter of recommendation is required. Application form.  The deadline for applications is Wednesday, April 21, 2023, before 5:00 pm

Application Materials:

  1. Please save your application materials as one PDF file that uses your name in the file name (e.g., Your-Last-Name-KoenigNimmo2023.pdf). Then email to this address:
  2. Please ask your recommender to email a PDF of their recommendation letter to
  3. Recommenders should have your name in the file name (e.g.,Your-Last-Name-Reference-LetterKoenigNimmo2023.pdf).