Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019- Fully Funded

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019 – Hubert H. Humphrey North-South Fellowship Program for the academic year 2019-2020. We are pleased to announce the competition for the 2019 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, a non-degree program for mid-career.


Also See : Scholarships 2019


About the Fellowship

  • The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, which is a Fulbright Program, brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals from developing countries to the United States for 10-months of non-degree graduate study and related practical professional experiences
  • The Humphrey Program was initiated in 1978 to honor the memory and accomplishments of the late Senator and Vice-President of the United States, Hubert H. Humphrey.


Also See: Raman Charpak Fellowship 2018 for PhD Students

Program Fields

  • The fellowships are awarded in the fields of Agricultural & Rural Development; Communications/Journalism; Economic Development; Educational Administration, Planning and Policy; Finance & Banking; Higher Education Administration; HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention; Human Resource Management; Law & Human Rights; Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change; Public Health Policy & Mgmt.; Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration; Substance Abuse Education, Treatment & Prevention; Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (Teacher Training or Curriculum Development); Technology Policy &Mgt.; Trafficking in Persons, Policy and Prevention; Urban and Regional Planning
  • Appropriate candidates are mid-career professionals in leadership positions in various fields
  • They should have a commitment to Public Service and the potential for Professional Advancement and should be currently employed by national, local or regional govt. units or universities or by private sector organizations, with assurances of reemployment upon return


Also See: Oxford and Cambridge Society of India Scholarships 2018

Grant Benefits

  • A Humphrey fellowship provides tuition and fees, a monthly maintenance allowance, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Govt. Guidelines, a modest allowance for books and supplies, round-trip international air travel to the host institution, domestic travel to the Washington, D.C. workshop, and allowances for professional activities such as field trips, professional visits, and conferences
  • These fellowships do not provide an allowance for dependents, and the stipend provided under the grant is not sufficient to support family members
  • The program will involve a number of activities where it will be difficult to include dependents


Eligibility Criteria

  • In addition to the General Prerequisites the applicant must:
  • Preferably have a master’s degree or a professional degree of at least four years’ duration;
  • Have at least five years of substantial professional experience prior to August 2019 in the respective field, and be eligible for leave;
  • Have demonstrated leadership qualities;
  • Have a record of public service in the community; and
  • Give an undertaking to return to India on completion of the fellowship



  • The completed application (including enclosures) must be sent to [email protected]
  • Applicants are also advised to request two referees to send in their recommendations as per the instructions given on the first page of each fellowship application form
  • The recommendations should be sent to the Senior Program Officer, Indian Program, USIEF, Fulbright House, 12 Hailey Road, New Delhi 110 001 by the application deadline
  • All entries in the application form must be computer-generated and not hand-written. Please do not exceed the word limit or attach additional pages to answer questions, unless otherwise specified.


Important Dates

  • Application Due Date: 15th June 2018, 23:59:59 hrs (IST)  
  • Timeline and Placement Process
  • Screening applications to shortlist candidates: Early July 2018
  • National interviews of the short-listed candidates in Delhi: Mid-August 2018
  • USIEF notifies the nominees. Nominees take TOEFL: End August 2018
  • USIEF receives the Humphrey selection cable from Washington D.C.: February-March 2019
  • USIEF notifies the finalists: February-March 2019
  • Humphrey Program begins August-September 2019

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Also See: Scholarships in India and Abroad


United States-India Educational Foundation

12 Hailey Road, New Delhi 110001, Email: [email protected], Tel.: +91-11-4209-0909/2332-8944,