Hubert Humphrey Fellowships 2016

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a one year of professional enrichment in the United States for professionals from designated countries
throughout the world. The Fellowship
provides ten months of non-degree
academic study* and related professional
experiences in the United States.

Hubert Humphrey Fellows are
selected based on their potential for
leadership and their commitment to public service in either the public or private sector.

*The Humphrey Program is a non-degree
program. Participants may complete
academic coursework at their host university to update their academic and professional knowledge in their field, but they do not receive an academic degree as a result of their participation in the Program.

Host Institution(s):
Fellows are placed at one of the participating USA universities. Fellows are not able to choose which university they will attend. Rather, they are assigned in diverse groups of 7-15 to the most appropriate host institution based on their area of interest and professional field.

Field of study:
• 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
• 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

Number of Awards:
Approximately 200 Fellowships are awarded annually.

Target group:
Citizens of eligible countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, East Asia and Pacific, South and Central Asia, and Western Hemisphere.

Scholarship value/inclusions:
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
• A Professional Development allowance
for professional activities, such as field
trips, professional visits and conferences.

The applicant must have:
• an undergraduate (first university)
• a minimum of five years of substantial
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 theUS embassy Public Affairs Section or Fulbright Commission in your country to learn about possible specific program requirements (link
found below).

Application instructions:
The deadlines for applicants vary by country but falls around May to September each year. Please check with the Embassy or Fulbright Commission in your country to learn
about the exact deadline for submitting
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 (link found below) for detailed
information on how to apply for this
Official Scholarship Website: