The Hubert H Humphrey Program is for experienced international professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the United States and fellows home countries. The program provides 10 months of non-degree academic study and related professional experiences in the United stated.
Fellows are selected based on their potential for leadership and their commitment to public service in either the public or the private sector. The program offers fellows valuable opportunities for leadership development and professional engagement with Americans and their counterparts from many nations.
Approximately 150 fully funded fellowships are awarded annually. The Hubert H. Humphrey Scholarship program is tenable at selected host universities in the United States. Host institutions are selected based on their excellence in the programs designated fields of study and for the resources and support they offer Humphrey Fellows. Health related fields funded by this program include:
Fellows are placed at one of the participating universities in the USA. Applicants are not able to chose 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.
Application deadlines vary by country but usually fall 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.
Selected candidates will have the following benefits:
To apply for the Hubert H. Humphrey Scholarship, candidates should meet the following criteria
N.B: please contact the U.S Embassy, public affairs section or Binational Fulbright Commission in your country of residence to learn about possible specific program requirements.
Application is done through Embassies and commission which in turn must submit their nominations to the institute of International Education office on the Washington, DC by October 1, 2023.
For more information on the Hubert H Humphrey Fellowship program, please visit the official page and contact the Public Affairs Section of the U.S Embassy or Bi-national Fulbright commission in your country.
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