Deadline: 28 June 2016
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is seeking applications from U.S. public and private non-profit organizations for FY2017 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program with an aim to build mutual understanding and strengthen U.S. engagement with professionals from designated countries who are well placed to address their countries’ development needs in key areas, including public health, education, sustainable development, and democratic institution-building.
Fellowships are granted competitively to candidates who have a public service orientation, a commitment to their countries’ development, and strong leadership potential.
The Humphrey Program provides emerging leaders with an opportunity to understand U.S. society and culture and participate with U.S. colleagues in current approaches to the fields in which they work, providing a basis for on-going cooperation between U.S. citizens and their professional counterparts in other countries.
Funding Information: Approximate total funding is $11.2 million, pending the availability of FY2017 funds.
- Agricultural and rural development;
- Communications and journalism;
- Economic development;
- Educational administration,
- Planning, and policy;
- Finance and banking;
- HIV/AIDS policy, prevention, and treatment;
- Human resource management;
- Law and human rights;
- Natural resource management,
- Environmental policy and climate change policy;
- 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
- Applications may be submitted by U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3).
- Humphrey Fellows typically range in age from the late 20’s to the mid-50’s; are professionals in leadership positions who have the requisite experience, skills and commitment to public service to advance in their professions; have a minimum of five years of professional experience; and have an interest in policy issues.
- English speaking ability is required.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can download the application package via given website.
Eligible Country: United States
For more information, please visit Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.