Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Announcement

By on March 7, 2013

The United States Embassy in Port Moresby invites applications for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for 2014-2015 from resident nationals of Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. One of the primary objectives of the Fellowship is to foster mutually lasting and productive ties between Americans and their professional counterparts overseas.

These prestigious non-degree Fellowships are offered to mid-career professionals who have a proven track record of leadership, public service commitment, and the capacity to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent graduate-level learning at a leading U.S. university for up to ten months. The Fellowship begins with an intensive orientation in Washington, D.C., and includes participation in a professional development internship for at least six weeks with local, state, national or international organizations located in the United States after the academic segment of the program.

The Humphrey Fellowship provides for international travel, travel within the U.S. as required, tuition and fees, books, a monthly maintenance stipend, and limited funds for professional development activities such as attendance at conferences, field trips and professional affiliations.

Further information on the Humphrey Fellowship Program can be found at: http://www.humphreyfellowship.org/

Eligible fields of study are:

  • Communications/Journalism
  • Economic Development/Finance and Banking
  • Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
  • HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
  • Human Rights
  • Natural Resources/Environmental Policy/Climate Change
  • Public Health Policy and Management
  • Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
  • Trafficking in Persons (Policy and Prevention)
  • an undergraduate (first university) degree;
  • a minimum of six years of substantial
  • professional experience; limited or no prior experience in the United States;
  • demonstrated leadership qualities;
  • a record of public service in the community, and;
  • strong written and spoken English skills.

Basic Eligibility Criteria:

  • an undergraduate (first university) degree;
  • a m minimum of six years of substantial
  • professional experience; limited or no prior experience in the United States;
  • demonstrated leadership qualities;
  • a record of public service in the community, and;
  • strong written and spoken English skills.

Application deadline is Friday, 10 May 2013 at 4:30PM.

For more information and to request an application, please mark your correspondence with the subject:

“Humphrey Fellowship Program”

Address: U.S. Embassy, P.O. Box 1492, Douglas Street, Port Moresby, NCD

E-mail: ScholarshipPortMores@State.gov; OR

Fax: +675 321 1593

Telephone: +675 321 1455 ext.2122

Website: http://portmoresby.usembassy.gov/humphrey.html

Facebook: U.S. Embassy Port Moresby


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