Hubert Humphrey Fellowships in USA for International Students

Deadline: 01 October 2017
Open to: all interested candidates
Fellowship: fully funded

Description

The Humphrey Fellowship Program 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.

Fellows are placed at one of the participating USA universities. Fellows are not able to choose 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.

As a non-degree program, the Fellowship offers valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, and practical work experiences.

Eligibility

  • An undergraduate (first university) degree;
  • A minimum of five years of full-time, professional experience;
  • Limited or no prior experience in the United States;
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities;
  • A record of public service in the community;
  • English language ability.

Benefits

•  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.

How to apply?

In order to apply please fill the application.

For more information please visit the official web page.