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Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Fellowships in USA for International Students

 Fellowships in USA for International Students


CURRENTLY OPEN

USA Government
Non-degree
Deadline : 1 Oct 2018 Annual
Study In USA
Course Starts: Sept/Oct 2019




Brief description:
The Humphrey Fellowship Program is 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 Fellows’ home countries.

Host Institution
Fellows are placed at one of the participating USA universities. Fellows are not able to choose which university they will attend. Rather, they are assigned in diverse groups of 7-15 to the most appropriate host institution based on their area of interest and professional field.
Level/Field of study
As a non-degree program, the Fellowship offers valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, and practical work experiences. The eligible program fields are:
         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
Number of Awards
Approximately 200 Fellowships are awarded annually

Target group:
Citizens of eligible countries in Sub-Saharan Africa , Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, East Asia and Pacific , South and Central Asia, and Western Hemisphere.

Scholarship value/inclusions:
The Fellowship provides for:
• Payment of tuition and fees at the assigned host university;
• Pre-academic English language training, if required;
• A maintenance (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);
• A Professional Development allowance for professional activities, such as field trips, professional visits and conferences.

Eligibility:
The applicant must have:
• An undergraduate (first university) 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, and
• English language ability
Please contact the U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section or Fulbright Commission in your country of residence to learn about possible specific program requirements (link found below).

Application instructions:
Application deadlines vary by country but falls around May to September each year . The nominating U.S. Embassy or Binational Fulbright Commission will advise you of its internal deadline for receiving applications. Embassies and Commissions must submit their nominations to the Institute of International Education office in Washington, DC by 1 October .
Please contact the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy or Bi-national Fulbright Commission in your country for more information about application procedures.
It is important to read the
FAQs and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Website:
Official Scholarship
Website: Click Here

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