Fully funded Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program, USA

The Humphrey Fellowship Program is a coveted fellowship for experienced and hardworking professionals who are  interested in strengthening and honing their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. and Fellows’ home countries.

Successful fellows will be placed at one of the participating USA universities. Note that you are not at liberty to choose which university they will attend. Rather, you are assigned in diverse groups of 7-15 to the most appropriate host institution based on your area of interest and professional field.

Since it is a non-degree program, the Fellowship will offer valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, and practical work experiences. The eligible program fields are:

  • Agricultural and Rural Development
  • Communications/Journalism
  • Economic Development
  • Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
  • Finance and Banking
  • Higher Education Administration
  • HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
  • Human Resource Management
  • Law and Human Rights
  • Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
  • Public Health Policy and Management
  •  Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
  •  Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention
  •  Teaching of English as a Foreign Language
  •  Technology Policy and Management
  •  Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention
  •  Urban and Regional Planning                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Benefits

The Fellowship provides for:

  •  Payment of tuition and fees at the assigned host university;
  •  Pre-academic English language training, if required;
  •  A maintenance (living) allowance, including a one-time settling-in allowance;
  •  Accident and sickness coverage;
  •  A book allowance;
  •  A one-time computer subsidy;
  • Air travel (international travel to and from the U.S. for the program and domestic travel to required program events);
  • A Professional Development allowance for professional activities, such as field trips, professional visits and conferences.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Eligibilities
  •  An undergraduate (first university) degree,
  •  A minimum of five years of full-time, professional experience
  •  Limited or no prior experience in the United States,
  •  Demonstrated leadership qualities,
  •  A record of public service in the community, and
  •  English language ability

Please contact the U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section or Fulbright Commission in your country of residence to learn about possible specific program requirements

Eligible Regions: Open for All                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                APPLICATION PROCESS

Application deadlines vary by country but falls around May to September each year. The nominating U.S. Embassy or Binational Fulbright Commission will advise you of its internal deadline for receiving applications. Embassies and Commissions must submit their nominations to the Institute of International Education office in Washington, DC by 1 October.

Please contact the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy or Bi-national Fulbright Commission in your country for more information about application procedures.

It is important to read the FAQs and visit the official website.

Application Deadline: October 1, 2017

Click here to apply

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