The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for Mid-Career Professionals – 2017

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The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides ten months of non-degree academic study and related professional experiences in the United States. Humphrey Fellows are selected based on their potential for leadership and their commitment to public service in either the public or the private sector. The Humphrey Program fosters a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the United States and the Fellows’ home countries. The Program offers Fellows valuable opportunities for leadership development and professional engagement with Americans and their counterparts from many nations.


The Humphrey Program brings young and mid-career professionals from designated countries to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts.



  • Undergraduate degree
  • Minimum of five years, full-time professional experience
  • Full-time, professional experience
  • Limited or no prior experience in the United States
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Record of public service in the community
  • Strong English skills


Application Deadline:

Embassies and Commissions are to submit their nominations to the Institute of International Education office in Washington, DC by October 1st 2016. Deadlines for applicants vary per country.

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy or Binational Fulbright Commission of your country should be contacted for more information about application.



To apply and for further information, visit the Fellowships’ official website

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