Apply for the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program

Apply for the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline: October 1, 2015

Applications are invited for the Humphrey Fellowship Program. The fellowship 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. and Fellows’ home countries. As a non-degree program, the Fellowship offers valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, and practical work experiences.

During the year, Fellows pursue both their individual program goals and work closely with their Humphrey colleagues in workshops and seminars. Unlike a typical graduate school experience, the Program encourages Fellows to travel away from their host campus to learn more about American culture and to network with their American peers.

The fellowship support this fields of interests:

  • Sustainable Development;
  • Democratic Institution Building;
  • Education;
  • Public health.


Fellowship covers

  • 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;
  • 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.


Candidates should

  • Be an undergraduate (first university or Bachelor’s) degree;
  • Have a minimum of five years of full-time, professional experience;
  • have limited or no prior experience in the United States;
  • show demonstrated leadership qualitie;
  • have a record of public service in the community;
  • have English language ability.

Application Process

For more information, read FAQ or visit Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program.