Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme for Mid-level Career Professionals

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme for Mid-level Career Professionals
The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright program that provides mid-career professionals from designated countries around the world an opportunity to enhance their professional capacities through participation in specialized 10 month non-degree programs. The application deadline for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme is 15th July 2021.

About the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme

During their stay at a host American university, Humphrey Fellows will take graduate courses relevant to their professional interests.  However, as the Humphrey Fellowship is not a degree program, participants spend a considerable portion of their time engaged in professional development activities including:

  • consultations and affiliations with U.S. faculty and experts,
  • field trips,
  • workshops,
  • research projects, and
  • the development of practical useful strategies that could be applied in the Fellows’ home countries.

Field of Study for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship

The Humphrey Fellowship offers opportunities in the following fields:

  • Sustainable Development
  • Economic Development
  • Educational
  • Public Health 

Eligibility Criteria for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship

Below are the eligibility criteria

  • Have a minimum of a four-year undergraduate degree
  • Have a minimum of five years of full-time professional experience
  • University lecturers have to have management or policy responsibilities and experience. Exceptions apply to teachers of English as a foreign language and specialists in substance abuse preventions and treatment
  • Demonstrated Leadership Ability: candidates should have achieved positions of significant responsibility at the national, regional or local level and show clear promise to assume greater future leadership roles
  • A record of public service in the community: candidates careers must reflect a present and future commitment to public service, broadly defined in the public, NGO, or private sector

Value of Fellowship Award

The Fellowship provides for:

  • Payment of tuition and fees at the assigned host university;
  • Pre-academic English language training, if required;
  • A living allowance, including a one-time settling-in allowance;
  • Accident and sickness coverage;
  • A book allowance; 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.

How to Apply for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship

The online application can be accessed HERE

For more information about the program, visit the Programme Webpage.

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