This one-year, fully-funded scholarship program is offered to midcareer professionals working at the policy-level who have a record of leadership, a commitment to public service, and the initiative to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent study at a leading American university.
The Humphrey Fellowship brings accomplished professionals from developing countries to the United States for a one year mid-career program of non-degree study and related professional activities. The program seeks to foster an exchange of knowledge and mutual understanding between Americans and professional counterparts from Rwanda.
Successful applicants will be placed at participating universities for the August 2022—June 2023 academic year. Fellowships are available in the following fields:
- Sustainable Development
- Agricultural and Rural Development
- Economic Development/Finance and Banking
- Natural Resources and Environmental Policy
- Urban and Regional Planning
- Democratic Institution Building
- Law and Human Rights
- Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
- Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention
- Technology Policy and Management
- Human Resource Management
- Educational Administration, Planning, and Policy
- Higher Education Administration
- Teaching of English as a Foreign Language
- Public Health
- Public Health Policy and Management
- HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
- Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, and Treatment
To be eligible for a Humphrey Fellowship, applicants must have:
- A Bachelor’s degree
- Five years of substantial professional experience
- Demonstrated commitment to public service
- Leadership position with responsibilities providing direct input or impact on policy
- Fluency in English N.B. TOEFL is not required at the time of the application.
- Successful candidates will receive funding to register for the test.
For more information, visit https://rw.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/147/Humphrey-Advert_2022-2023.pdf