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.
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
• 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 Administration
• 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
- A maintenance (living) allowance, including a one-time settling-in allowance
- Health insurance and medical 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 events)
- A Professional Development allowance for professional activities, such as field trips, professional visits and conferences.
- 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
- 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.