Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program develops leadership skills among global professionals who work together to tackle regional and worldwide issues and promote change for the benefit of all. This expanding global network exchanges best practices and develops expertise in fields of crucial importance to advance societal and institutional capacity, promote human rights and freedoms, ensure sustainable environments, and create thriving communities with counterparts in the United States through academic study and professional development.

Supported by:

Government of USA


  • Must have a minimum of five years of full-time, professional experience
  • Education: Must have an undergraduate (first University) degree
  • Limited or no prior experience in United States
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Good command in English language

Application and Selection Procedure:


  • Stage1: National Screening
  • Stage2: Screening by the Institute of International Education
  • Stage3: Candidate Review committees
  • Stage4: Approval by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board
  • Stage5: Placement Of selected Humphrey Fellows


  • Letter of reference from the employer
  • Employment Endorsement Form
  • Application Form of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship

Date and Deadline:

Application deadlines vary by country. 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 October 1.

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Program Country(s)

United States of America


Regional and Urban Planning ,Agricultural and Rural Development ,Economic Development ,communication ,Public Policy ,Educational Administration ,Planning And Policy ,Finance And Banking ,Higher Education Administration ,HIV?AIDS Policy And Prevention ,Human Resource Management ,Law And Human Rights ,Public Health Policy And Management ,Technology Policy And Management ,Trafficking in Person's Policy And Prevention


10 Month

Grant Details

Covers tuition and fees at the assigned host university, Pre-academic English Language training, living allowance, Accidental and sickness coverage, book allowance, one-time computer subsidy, Air travel, Professional Development allowance for professional activities such as field trips, professional visits, and conferences

Eligible Country(s)

Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, East Asia and Pacific, South and Central Asia, and Western Hemisphere.

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