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USA Scholarship — Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships for International Students For 2013/2014

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships is available for international students all over the world but this post is going to narrow it down to it’s coverage, which is Nigeria. Make sure to check that your field of study is eligible in the fields of study listed below. The scholarship awards are to be taken in Tertiary Institutions in the USA.

Eligible Field of Study

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

About Scholarship

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a non-degree program for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. and the Fellows’ home countries. As a non-degree program, the Fellowship offers valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, and practical work experiences. If you are interested in broadening your perspectives and becoming a global leader, the Humphrey Fellowship is for you.Hubert Humphrey fellowship

During the year, Fellows pursue both their individual program goals and work closely with their Humphrey colleagues in workshops and seminars. Unlike a typical graduate school experience, the Program encourages Fellows to travel away from their host campus to learn more about American culture and to network with their American peers.

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

To apply for this scholarship program, applicants must possess;

  •     An undergraduate (first university or Bachelor’s) degree
  •     a minimum of five years of full-time, professional experience
  •     limited or no prior experience in the United States
  •     demonstrated leadership qualities
  •     a record of public service in the community
  •     English language ability.

Application Deadline

Embassies and Commissions must submit their nominations to the Institute of International Education office in Washington, DC by October 1. The deadlines for applicants vary by country.

How to Apply

Please contact the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy or Binational Fulbright Commission in your country for more information about application procedures and deadlines.
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The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a program for young and mid-career professionals sponsored by the U.S. Department of State

Eligible Countries/Regions

In 28 countries, the Humphrey Fellowship Program is administered by a Binational Fulbright Commission/Foundation. In all other participating countries, the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy is charged with the operation of the Program. Nigerian students can apply for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.

The following is the address and website link touse if you want to apply from Nigeria:

Public Affairs Section
U.S. Embassy
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area
Abuja, Nigeria
Tel: 234-9-461-4000
Fax: 234-9-461-4011
E-mail: [email protected]

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