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Hubert Humphrey International Fellowships | USA

Hubert Humphrey International Fellowships | USA

Hubert Humphrey International Fellowships | USA: The Humphrey Fellowship Program has received funding as a Fulbright exchange activity from the U.S. Congress since 1978 to honor the public service career of the late Senator and Vice President, Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978). A long-time advocate of international cooperation and understanding, Humphrey served as Vice President of the United States from 1965 to 1969 and for many years as a U.S. Senator from Minnesota.Since 1978, more than 4,600 Fellows from 157 countries have participated in the program. More than 40 universities have hosted the Fellows for their year of study.

Hubert Humphrey International Fellowships | USA

Deadline: before 1 Oct (annual)
Study in: USA
Program starts Apr-Sept 2017

Brief description:

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

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.

Level/Field of study:

As a non-degree program, the Fellowship offers 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
  •  HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
  • Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
  • Public Health Policy and Management

Number of Awards: Approximately 200 Fellowships

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:

  • 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
  • Air travel (international travel to and from the U.S. for the program and domestic travel to required program events);

Eligibility:

  • 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 (link found below).

Hubert Humphrey International Fellowships | USA

Application instructions:

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 (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Hubert Humphrey International Fellowships | USA

Disclaimer: This is NOT the official scholarship page. This is only a one-page summarized listing of the scholarship. While we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, information may change at any time without notice. For complete and updated information, please always refer to the official website of the scholarship provider.

For more details and How to Apply: https://www.humphreyfellowship.org/

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