Friday, April 21, 2017

Hubert Humphrey Fellowships in USA for International Students

Here is a great Scholarship opportunity for International Students to study in the United States. The Scholarship/Fellowship is offered by the United States Government and it is called Humphrey Fellowship Program.

Fellowship Overview 

The prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides future leaders and policy makers with experience in U.S. society, culture, and professional fields.  It also provides a basis for lasting, productive ties between Americans and their professional counterparts overseas.

Fellowship Programs
- Undergraduate
- Post Graduate

Field of Study

International students can study in any of the following fields of study.

• Agricultural and Rural Development
• Communications/Journalism
• Economic Development
• Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
• Finance and Banking
• Higher Education Administration
• HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
• Human Resource Management
• Law and Human Rights
• Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
• Public Health Policy and Management
•  Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
•  Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention
•  Teaching of English as a Foreign Language
•  Technology Policy and Management
•  Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention
•  Urban and Regional Planning

Number of Scholarship Awards:   Over  200 Fellowships are awarded annually.

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

Scholarship 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.


The applicant must have:

•  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, and
•  English language ability

How to apply for this Scholarship

Please contact the U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section or Fulbright Commission in your country of residence to learn about possible specific program requirements .
Application deadlines vary by country but falls around April to September each year. 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 1 October.

Visit the Official Website for Scholarship details. Official Website

Deadline: early  October (annual)

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