Application Due Date: Varying by Nation

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program offers 10 months of non-degree scholastic research study and associated expert experiences in the United States. Humphrey Fellows are chosen based upon their capacity for management and their dedication to civil service in either the general public or the economic sector. The Humphrey Program cultivates a shared exchange of understanding and comprehending about concerns of typical issue in the United States and the Fellows’ house nations.

The Program uses Fellows important chances for management advancement and expert engagement with Americans and their equivalents from lots of countries. More than 5,700 males and females have actually been honored as Humphrey Fellows considering that the program started in1978 Roughly 150 Fellowships are granted every year. Thirteen significant universities in the United States host Humphrey Fellows. These host universities are picked for their quality in the Program’s designated disciplines and for the resources and assistance they use Humphrey Fellows.

Eligibility Requirements

  • An undergraduate (very first university or Bachelor’s) degree
  • A minimum of 5 years of full-time, expert experience
  • Minimal or no previous experience in the United States
  • Demonstrated management qualities
  • A record of civil service in the neighborhood
  • English language capability

Please get in touch with the U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Area or Binational Fulbright Commission in your nation of home to learn more about possible particular program requirements.

Fellowship Worth

The Fellowship offers:

  • Payment of tuition and costs at the appointed host university;-LRB- **************).
  • Pre-academic English language training, if needed;-LRB- **************).
  • An upkeep (living) allowance, consisting of a one-time settling-in allowance;-LRB- **************).
  • Mishap and illness protection;-LRB- **************).
  • A book allowance;-LRB- **************).
  • A one-time computer system aid;-LRB- **************).
  • Flight (global travel to and from the U.S. for the Program and domestic travel to needed program occasions);-LRB- **************).
  • A Specialist Advancement allowance for expert activities, such as sightseeing tour, expert check outs and conferences.


Fellows are chosen based upon their capacity for nationwide management and dedication to civil service, in either the general public or economic sector in the following Humphrey fields:

  • Farming & rural advancement;-LRB- **************).
  • Communication/Journalism;-LRB- **************).
  • Drug abuse education, treatment & avoidance;-LRB- **************).
  • Financial advancement;-LRB- **************).
  • Financing & Banking;-LRB- **************).
  • Educational administration, preparing & policy;-LRB- **************).
  • HIV/AIDS policy & avoidance;-LRB- **************).
  • Personnel management;-LRB- **************).
  • Law & human rights;-LRB- **************).
  • Natural deposits, environment policy, & environment modification;-LRB- **************).
  • Public health policy management;-LRB- **************).
  • Public law analysis & public administration;-LRB- **************).
  • Mentor of English as a foreign language;-LRB- **************).
  • Innovation policy & management;-LRB- **************).
  • Trafficking face to faces, policy & avoidance; and
  • Urban & local preparation.

The Program offers a basis for developing lasting efficient collaborations and relationships in between residents of the United States and their equivalents in other nations, promoting an exchange of understanding and good understanding throughout the world.

Choice Process

Phase 1: National Screening

The Humphrey Program is helped with overseas by Binational Fulbright.
Commissions/Foundations or the general public Affairs Sections of U.S.
Embassies. Commissions and Embassies evaluate applications sent for.
the Humphrey Fellowship Program, welcome chosen candidates for.
interviews, and identify which applications are to be forwarded for.
even more factor to consider to the Institute of International Education in.
Washington, D.C. Please get in touch with the Embassy or Commission in your.
nation to discover of its choice requirements.

Phase 2: Screening by the Institute of International Education

Embassies and Commissions should send their elections to the.
Institute of International Education (IIE) workplace in Washington, DC by.
October 1. The due date for candidates to send their applications to.
the Embassy or Commission differs by nation. Please consult the.
Embassy or Fulbright Commission in your nation to discover of its.
application due date.

IIE evaluates all sent applications for fundamental eligibility and after that.
assembles local Prospect Evaluation Committees (CRC) to assess the.

Phase 3: Prospect Evaluation Committees

Prospect Evaluation Committees assemble in Washington, DC in December.
Independent specialist panelists with local experience who operate in.
academic community, global companies, or non-governmental companies.
are hired to evaluate applications from a specific area of the.

Phase 4: Approval by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FSB) was produced.
by Congress to monitor the Fulbright Program and other Fulbright.
exchange activities, consisting of the Humphrey Fellowship Program. The FSB.
sets policies and treatments for administration of the Humphrey.
Fellowship Program, has last authority for choice of all Fellows,.
and monitors the conduct of the Program both in the United States and.

Phase 5: Positioning of chosen Humphrey Fellows

After getting approval from the FSB, the Department of State will.
reveal the last choice results to getting involved U.S. Embassies and.
Binational Fulbright Commissions, who will notify prospects of their.
status. The Institute of International Education positions the authorized.
prospects at U.S. universities that have actually been chosen to host Humphrey.
Fellows. Placements are identified by prospects’ disciplines and.
the program strategy declarations revealed in their applications.

For More Details:

Go To the Authorities Web Page of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2020/2021

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