The Humphrey Fellowship Program is a non-degree graduate-level study that brings young and mid-career professionals from around the globe to the United States.
In 26 countries, the Humphrey Fellowship Program is administered by a Binational Fulbright Commission. In all other participating countries, the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy is charged with the operation of the Program. The program provides opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, and practical work experiences. The non- degree program will last for a period of 6-10 months. The program provides payment of tuition and fees, pre-academic English language training, if required, book allowance, a one-time computer subsidy, maintenance (living) allowance, including a one-time settling-in allowance, accident and sickness coverage.
Fellowship Sponsor(s): The U.S. Department of State
Name of Institution(s): Leading U.S. Universities
Number of Scholarships: Up to 200 Fellows/Year
Study Level: Mid-Career Professions
Duration: 6-10 months
Nationality: Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, East Asia and Pacific, South and Central Asia, Western Hemisphere.
Applicants who ae interested in this program must meet the following requirements:
- Applicants must be an undergraduate (first university or Bachelor’s) degree
- Applicants must have a minimum of five years of full-time, professional experience.
- Limited or no prior experience in the United States
- Applicant must demonstrated leadership qualities
- Applicants myst have a good record of public service in the community
- Eligible in English language.
Human and Institutional Development
- Economic Development
- Finance and Banking
- Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
- Technology Policy and Management
- Human Resource Management
- Contagious and Infectious Diseases
- Public Health Policy and Management
- HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
- Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention
- Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
- Higher Education Administration
- Teaching of English as a Foreign Languag
Rights and Freedoms
- International Religious Freedom
- Law and Human Rights
- Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention
- Agricultural and Rural Development
- Natural Resources, Environmental and Climate Change
- Urban and Regional Planning
Intrested applicants should please contact the U.S. Embassy (Public Affairs Section) or Binational Fulbright Commission in your country.
Application Deadline: Varies by country