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
  • Communications
  • Journalism
  • 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: