Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship for Academic Year 2016-17

Application deadline: September 4, 2015 

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship program is a one-year program that combines non-degree graduate level academic work at selected American universities with professional development opportunities for mid-career professionals for both public and private sector with strong leadership potential and commitment to public service in:

Sustainable Development
a. Agricultural and Rural Development
b. Economic Development/Finance and Banking
c. Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
d. Urban and Regional Planning

Democratic Institution Building
a. Communications/Journalism
b. Law and Human Rights
c. Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
d. Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention
e. Technology Policy and Management
f. Human Resource Management

a. Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
b. Higher Education Administration
c. Teaching of English as a Foreign Language

Public Health
a. Public Health Policy and Management
b. HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
c. Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, and Treatment

To be eligible for a Humphrey Fellowship you must:

  • be a mid-career professional in leadership position,
  • have a commitment to public service and the potential for professional advancement
  • have a minimum of five years full-time professional experience prior to August 2016
  • be interested in the policy aspects of their fields of specialization
  • be proficient in both written and spoken English (minimum TOEFL score of 42-61 internet-based).

Ineligible candidates include:

  • recent university graduates
  • faculty members with no management responsibilities (except in the fields of drug abuse prevention and EFL)
  • individuals who have attended a graduate school in the U.S. for one academic year or more during the seven years prior to August 2016
  • individuals with other recent U.S. experience (more than 6 months within the last 5 year prior to August 2016)

NOTE: candidates with recent professional or study experience in a highly developed country should justify why this experience has not already addressed the need of the candidate for professional training and leadership development.

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