This unique, one-year program is open to professional candidates in the public and private sectors, including from non-governmental organizations.
The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is one of the U.S. government’s prestigious Fulbright programs bringing accomplished, young, and mid-career professionals to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and substantive collaboration with American counterparts. By providing future leaders and policy makers with exposure to U.S. society, culture, and professional fields, the program provides a basis for lasting, productive partnerships between Americans and their foreign counterparts.
- Interested applicants may apply in any one of the following fields. An applicant must have a minimum of five years of full-time professional experience (prior to August 2023) in the relevant field that s/he is applying for.
- Human and Institutional Capacity:
- Rights and Freedoms:
- Communications and Journalism
- Law and Human Rights
- Sustainable Lands:
- Agricultural and Rural Development
- Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
- Urban and Regional Planning
- Thriving Communities:
- Be a Bangladeshi citizen and residing in Bangladesh at the time of the application and selection process.
- Not be a dual (Bangladesh & U.S.) citizen or U.S. permanent resident.
- Must hold a valid passport at the time of application.
- Be a young, mid-career professional in leadership position who has demonstrated a commitment to public service and the potential for professional advancement.
- Cannot be a recent university graduate.
- Completed a university degree program requiring at least four years of full-time study.
- Should have a minimum of five years full-time professional experience (prior to August 2023) in the relevant field, after completing a university degree, and should be interested in the policy aspects of their field of specialization.
- Cannot be university professors or academic researchers with no management responsibilities (except in the field of Teaching English as a Foreign Language).
- Cannot have attended a graduate school in the United States for one academic year seven years prior to August 2023.
- Cannot have U.S. experience of any kind lasting more than six months during the five years prior to August 2023.
- Be in good health; successful candidates will be required to complete a medical examination.
- Return to Bangladesh upon completion of the program.
For more information, visit U.S. Embassy in Bangladesh.