The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the 2021-22 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program competition. The application deadline is Friday, August 14, 2020 at 11:59 PM.
Program Overview: The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship is a one-year non-degree graduate-level study and professional development program for accomplished young and mid-career professionals. Throughout the year, Fellows pursue individual program goals through university coursework, conferences, networking, and practical work experiences. Unlike a typical graduate school experience, the Program encourages Fellows to travel away from their host campus to learn more about American culture and network with their peers.
Fields of Study: Sustainable Development; Democratic Institution Building; Education; and Public Health. For more information on the fields of study and the program, please refer to www.humphreyfellowship.org.
Eligibility Requirements: An Bachelor’s degree; A minimum of five years full-time professional experience; Limited or no prior experience in the U.S.; Demonstrated leadership qualities; A record of public service; English language proficiency; Demonstrated experience in the field of study; and a written indication from the employer to approve leave of absence allowing selectees to participate in the program. Applicants cannot be immediate family members of an Embassy employee.
Fellowship Provisions: Payment of tuition and fees at the assigned host university; Pre-academic English language training, if required; A living allowance, including a one-time settling-in allowance; Accident and sickness coverage; A book allowance; A one-time computer subsidy; Air travel (international travel to and from the U.S. for the Program and domestic travel to required program events); Professional Development allowance for professional activities.
Application Requirements: Complete and submit electronically the online application at https://apply.iie.org/huberthhumphrey. Only applications submitted via the online portal will be considered.
Application Deadline and Submission: All application materials should be submitted online by Friday, August 14, 2020 at 11:59 PM.
Questions and further information: Please e-mail queries to FulbrightBotswana@state.gov or follow the Embassy’s Facebook page to join recurring scheduled virtual information sessions.