Applications Open for Academic Year 2019-2020
- The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship is a United States Government-funded program initiated in 1978 to honor the memory and accomplishments of the late Senator and Vice President, Hubert H. Humphrey.
- The program is dedicated to mid-career professionals, providing an opportunity to go to the United States to participant in 10 months of graduate-level, non-degree study at a U.S. college or university with related practical professional experience.
- Fellowships are granted competitively to professional candidates committed to serving the public good through work in both the public and the private sectors.
- The program provides a basis for establishing long-lasting productive partnerships and relationships between citizens of the United States and their professional counterparts in other countries, fostering an exchange of knowledge and mutual understanding.
Who Can Apply
- Must be a Liberian citizen;
- Must have at least a bachelor’s degree;
- Must have at least FIVE YEARS of progressive professional experience following degree;
- Must have a commitment to public service; and
- Must have good English language proficiency (TOEFL scores no lower than 525/paper based or 195/computer based).
Who Cannot Apply
- Recent graduates (even if they have significant positions);
- Faculty members with no management responsibilities;
- Individuals with recent or third country experience (more than 6 months within the last 5 years); or
- Individuals with dual U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status.
Fields of Study:
Appropriate candidates will be drawn from the following eligible fields:
- Agricultural Development
- Agricultural Economics
- Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention
- Economic Development
- Finance and Banking
- Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
- HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
- Human Resource Management
- Law and Human Rights
- Natural Resources and Environmental Management
- Public Health Policy and Management
- Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
- Teaching of English as a Foreign Language
- Technology Policy and Management
- Trafficking in Persons, Policy and Prevention
- Urban and Regional Planning
Qualified Applicants should apply online at:
For additional information contact the:
Public Diplomacy Section at the U.S. Embassy, Monrovia
Phone: 0777207296 Email: TanookpuwahRJ@state.gov
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JULY 20, 2018