Fully Humphrey Fellowship Program 2021

posted on: 26 May, 2020.
Fully Funded Humphrey Fellowship Program

Application for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program(in the United States of America) is currently open.

This Fellowship Program provides ten(10) months of non-degree academic study and related professional experiences in the United States. Humphrey Fellows are chosen based on their potential for leadership and their commitment to public service in either the private or the public sector.

The Humphrey Program seeks fosters a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the United States and the Fellows' native countries. The Program offers Fellows significant opportunities for leadership development and professional engagement with Americans and their counterparts from many nations. More than 5,700 men and women have been honored as Humphrey Fellows since the program began in 1978. Approximately 150 Fellowships are awarded annually.


Eligibilty Criteria
  1. An undergraduate (first university or Bachelor's) degree
  2. A minimum of five years of full-time, professional experience
  3. Demonstrated leadership qualities
  4. Limited or no prior experience in the United States
  5. A record of public service in the community
  6. English language ability


Worth of Fellowship Award
  • 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;
  • A Professional Development allowance for professional activities, such as field trips, professional visits and conferences.
  • Air travel (international travel to and from the U.S. for the Program and domestic travel to required program events);


Fields Available in this Program
Humphrey Fellowships are awarded competitively to candidates who are mid-career professionals in many fields -- find them listed below:
  • Democratic Institution Building

  • - Communications/Journalism
    - Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention
    - Law and Human Rights
    - Human Resource Management
    - Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
    - Technology Policy and Management
  • Sustainable Development

  • - Agricultural and Rural Development
    - Finance and Banking
    - Urban and Regional Planning
    - Economic Development
    - Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
  • Public Health

  • - Public Health Policy and Management
    - Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention
    - HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
  • Education

  • - The teaching of English as a Foreign Language
    - Higher Education Administration
    - Educational Administration, Planning and Policy

    Selection Process:
    1. Stage 1: National Screening
    2. Stage 2: Screening by the Institute of International Education
    3. Stage 3: Candidate Review Committees Stage
    4. Stage 4: Approval by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

    Host Universities Includes:
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Arizona State University
  • Cornell University
  • American University, Washington College of Law
  • Boston University
  • Michigan State University
  • Emory University
  • Syracuse University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • University of California, Davis
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Minnesota, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
  • Vanderbilt University


  • Eligible Countries
    1. Sub-Saharan Africa
    2. Middle East and North Africa
    3. Europe and Eurasia
    4. South and Central Asia
    5. Western Hemisphere
    6. East Asia and Pacific


    Click on ''Apply Now" to apply for this fully funded and exciting opportunities.
    Location: Worldwide
    Deadline: Thu, 01 Oct, 2020
    Opportunity Offer: fully paid
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