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Humphrey Fellowship Program

2021-07-31 USA
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The U.S. Embassy Kabul is pleased to announce the open application cycle for the 2022 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for citizens of Afghanistan. The Humphrey Fellowship, a Fulbright exchange program, is a fully funded, non-degree fellowship that enhances leadership among international professionals and builds expertise in fields of critical importance to advance societal and institutional capacity or promote human rights and freedoms.

Humphrey Fellows pursue tailored study programs at participating U.S. universities where freedom from the requirements of a degree program gives each Fellow the flexibility to pursue a self-directed, individualized program. In addition, Fellows complete at least six weeks of professional affiliation at a U.S.-based governmental, non-governmental, private sector, or international organization.

Applicants must have professional experience and interest in one of the following priority fields:

Brief Description

2022 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

 

The U.S. Embassy Kabul is pleased to announce the open application cycle for the 2022 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for citizens of Afghanistan. The Humphrey Fellowship, a Fulbright exchange program, is a fully funded, non-degree fellowship that enhances leadership among international professionals and builds expertise in fields of critical importance to advance societal and institutional capacity or promote human rights and freedoms.

Humphrey Fellows pursue tailored study programs at participating U.S. universities where freedom from the requirements of a degree program gives each Fellow the flexibility to pursue a self-directed, individualized program. In addition, Fellows complete at least six weeks of professional affiliation at a U.S.-based governmental, non-governmental, private sector, or international organization.

Applicants must have professional experience and interest in one of the following priority fields:
Human and Institutional Capacity

  • Economic Development
  • Finance & Banking
  • Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
  • Technology Policy and Management
  • Human Resource Management

Rights and Freedoms

  • Communications and Journalism
  • International Religious Freedom
  • Law and Human Rights
  • Trafficking in Persons Policy & Prevention

Sustainable Lands

  • Agricultural and Rural Development
  • Natural Resources, Environmental Policy and Climate Change
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Thriving Communities

  • Contagious and Infectious Diseases
  • Public Health Policy and Management
  • HIV&AIDS, Policy and Prevention
  • Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention
  • Educational Administration, Planning, and Policy
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant’s professional and educational experiences must align with one or more priority fields.
  • Applicant must hold Afghan citizenship.
  • Applicant must be a mid-career professional in a leadership position with demonstrated commitment to public service and have the potential for professional advancement.
  • Applicant must have a minimum of seven years full-time professional experience in the relevant priority field living and working in Afghanistan prior to August 2022.
  • Applicant must hold a university degree requiring at least four years of full-time study and must have completed the degree before September 2017.
  • Applicant must submit TOEFL score results as part of the application. Exceptionally promising candidates with lower scores will still be considered for the Fellowship with a required English language training component.
  • Applicant must submit all required documents and a complete application.

Level/Field(s) of Study

Fellowship

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration

Final applications and supporting documents (transcripts, diplomas, resume, reference letters, signature form, and proof of English proficiency TOEFL results) must be submitted online through the website listed below by July 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Kabul time.

Please use your own words in all application material. If someone else’s work or research is used, the source must be documented and credited all times. Plagiarism is using someone else’s words, ideas, or research as your own without crediting the source. Applications will be processed using software to help identify any instance of plagiarism.  Plagiarism in any of your answers will result in disqualification.

Apply here: https://apply.iie.org/huberthhumphrey

  • We will not accept applications or supporting documents via email.
  • U.S. Embassy Kabul policies do not permit Humphrey Fellows to take their dependents to the U.S. during their Fellowship year.
  • If you have any technical issues or questions about the application, please email kabulhumphrey@state.gov.

Note: We will only respond to emails related to technical issues. Answers to your general questions may be available in the description of the announcement, FAQ website located here, or the instructions in https://apply.iie.org/huberthhumphrey

Available Subject

Fellowship

Scholarship Title

  • Start Date:2021-06-08
  • Location: USA
  • End Date: 2021-07-31

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