Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2024- Apply Now

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship program is an exchange program handled by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Exchange programs in the United States of America. The program’s core aim is to enhance leadership among international professionals who collaborate to address local and global challenges and foster change for our collective good.

The Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright exchange activity funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Institute of International Education. The eligible fields for this program include the following:

  • 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

Eligibility For the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

To be eligible for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of an eligible participant country
  •  Have acquired an undergraduate (first university or Bachelor’s) degree 
  •  Have a minimum of five years of full-time professional experience 
  •  Demonstrated leadership qualities and a record of public service in the community 
  •  Limited experience in the United States 
  •  Demonstrated English language ability 

Application Process

The application must be made through the U.S. Embassy (Public Affairs Section) or Binational Fulbright Commission in your country. It is expected to contain the following: complete answers to all questions; essay responses in English must thoroughly address the prompt; two letters of reference in English; and Official transcripts in English.

Once you submit your application, you will be contacted by the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, the U.S. Embassies, and Binational Fulbright Commissions upon approval of your application.