Open Call – Apply for Humphrey Fellowship for Academic Year 2022-2023

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship for Academic Year 2023-24

Application Deadline:  September 1, 2022

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and substantive professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts.

Application accessible at: https://apply.iie.org/huberthhumphrey

Program Description:

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, a Fulbright exchange, enhances leadership among international professionals who collaborate to address local and global challenges and foster change for our collective good. Through academic study and professional development with U.S. counterparts, this growing global network shares best practices and builds expertise in fields of critical importance to advance societal and institutional capacity, promote human rights and freedoms, ensure sustainable lands, and develop thriving communities. By providing future leaders and policy makers with experience in U.S. higher education, society, culture, and professional organizations, the program provides a basis for lasting, productive ties between Americans and their professional counterparts overseas.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Appropriate candidates are mid-career professionals in leadership positions who have demonstrated a commitment to public service and the potential for professional advancement.
  • Candidates should have both the need to participate in the program and the potential to benefit from it. Accordingly, they should demonstrate the required experience, skills, and commitment while also indicating how they can benefit from this program in ways that they have not experienced previously and are not likely to experience without the Humphrey Fellowship. Applicants with distinguished records and no compelling need for the Humphrey experience are not appropriate candidates.
  • Prospective Fellows should have a minimum of five years full-time professional experience (prior to August 2022) in the relevant field after university graduation and should be interested in the policy aspects of their field of specialization.
  • Candidates should generally be proficient in both written and spoken English. All finalists will be required to take TOEF test.

Possible Ineligibility:

Ineligible candidates include:

  • Recent university graduates (even if they have significant positions);
  • University teachers or academic researchers with no management responsibilities (except in the fields of Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, and Treatment and Teaching of English as a Foreign Language);
  • Individuals who have attended a graduate school in the United States for one academic year or more during the seven years prior to August 2023;
  • Individuals with U.S. in-country experience of any kind lasting more than six months during the five years prior to August 2023;
  • Individuals with dual U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent resident status; and
  • Individuals living and working outside of Lithuania.

Full information package: https://lt.usembassy.gov/education-culture/educational-exchange/humphrey-program/

If you have any questions, contact Rasa Baukuviene at BaukuvieneR@state.gov