US Scholarship: Apply for the US Government Scholarship for Hubert Humphrey Fellowship

The United States of America, USA Government is welcoming applications for its Hubert Humphrey Fellowship for International Students.

The Humphrey Fellowship Program is a scholarship program by the US Government that offers leadership skills to professionals who are interested in strengthening their leadership skills.

The US Government will offer eligible applicants these skills through a cordial exchange of knowledge and understanding about important issues of common concern in the fellows’ home countries and US.


Deadline: Before 1st October 2021

Course starts: April – September 2022

Host institution(s): US Government

Number of Awards: About 200 Fellowships are awarded annually

Target demographic

Citizens of eligible countries in East Asia and Pacific, South and Central Asia, Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, and Western Hemisphere.

Degree type/Field of Study

Non-degree. As a non-degree program, eligible applicants are only allowed to the selected institution.

The program aims at offering eligible applicants valuable opportunities for professional development through networking, attending conferences, selected university courses, and practical work experiences.

Field of Study

° Technology Policy and Management

° Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention

° Urban and Regional Planning Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention

° Teaching of English as a Foreign Language

° Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention

° Teaching of English as a Foreign Language

° Agricultural and Rural Development° Communications/Journalism

° Economic Development

° Educational Administration, Planning and Policy

° Law and Human Rights

° Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change

° Public Health Policy and Management

° Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration

Scholarship Worth/inclusions

The Hubert Humphrey Fellowship by the US Government provides the following for eligible applicants;

° Pre-academic English language training, if required

° Payment of tuition and fees at the assigned host university

° Accident and sickness coverage

° A maintenance (living) allowance, including a one-time settling-in allowance

° A book allowance

° A Professional Development allowance for professional activities, such as field trips, professional visits and conferences

° Air travel (international travel to and from the U.S. for the program and domestic travel to required program events)

° A one-time computer subsidy EligibilityTo be eligible for the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship scholarship by the US Government; applicants should have;

° A minimum of five years of full-time, professional experience

° A record of public service in the Fellows’ home countries

° Demonstrated leadership qualities, community

° An undergraduate (first university) degree

° Limited or no prior experience in the United States

° English language abilityWebsiteIn your best interests, please contact the U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section or Fulbright Commission in your country of residence to learn about possible specific program requirements.

Visit the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship official website – link below – to access the application form and more details on how to apply for the program. All the best.

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