The Humphrey Fellowship Program provides a year of professional enrichment in the United States for experienced professionals from designated countries undergoing development or political transition.
The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy is recruiting candidates for the academic year 2022-2023 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. The fellowship program brings proficient mid-level professionals with demonstrated leadership potentials to the United States for a year of academic and professional work. Fellowships awarded under the Humphrey Fellowship Program are subject to the availability of funding.
The fellowship is mainly a non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and substantive professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. By providing future leaders and policymakers with experience in U.S. society, culture, and professional fields, the program provides a basis for lasting, productive ties between Cambodians and their professional counterparts in the United States. The fellowships are granted competitively to both public and private sector candidates with a commitment to public service in the fields of:
Human and Institutional Capacity:
- Economic Development
- Finance & Banking
- Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
- Technology Policy and Management
- Human Resource Management
Rights and Freedoms:
- Communications and Journalism
- International Religious Freedom
- Law and Human Rights
- Trafficking in Persons Policy & Prevention
- Agricultural and Rural Development
- Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
- Urban and Regional Planning
- Contagious and Infectious Diseases
- Public Health Policy and Management
- HIV&AIDS, Policy, and Prevention \
- Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention (see 4b)
- Educational Administration, Planning, and Policy
- Higher Education Administration
- Teaching English as a Foreign Language
The Humphrey Fellowship grants provide :
- Round-trip transportation to the United States
- Tuition fees
- Living expenses for full-time study.
- Grant provisions do not include financial support for dependents.
- The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides ten months of non-degree academic study and related professional experiences in the United States.
- The Humphrey Program fosters a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the United States and the Fellows’ home countries.
- The Program offers Fellows valuable opportunities for leadership development and professional engagement with Americans and their counterparts from many nations.
- Thirteen major universities in the United States host Humphrey Fellows.
- These host universities are chosen for their excellence in the Program’s designated fields of study and for the resources and support they offer Humphrey Fellows.
To be eligible, applicants must have the following qualifications:
- Demonstrate commitment to public service and potential for advancement in their professions
- A minimum of five years of professional experience (before August 2022) in the relevant field
- Completed a university degree program requiring at least four years of full-time study to qualify for admission to U.S. programs of graduate study
- Have an interest in the policy aspects of their field of specialization
- Proficiency in both written and spoken English with a minimum TOEFL test score of 525 paper-based or 71 internet-based (Candidates with lower scores may be nominated for the Long-term English Training.)
- Demonstrate the required experience, skills, and commitment while also indicating how they can benefit from this program in ways that they have not already experienced
- An undergraduate (first university or Bachelor’s) 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
- Please contact the U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section or Binational Fulbright Commission in your country of residence to learn about possible specific program requirements.
- 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.
Application Deadline: October 1, 2021 (2 Days Remaining)Apply nowOfficial link