Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Kindly note that the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program intake is currently closed. This distinguished program brings accomplished mid-level professionals to the United States for a year of combined academic (non-degree) and professional work. Fellows are selected based on potential for leadership and commitment to public service. Fellowships are granted competitively to both public and private sector candidates with strong leadership potential and a commitment to public service in these fields.

The ideal candidates for this program are mid-career professionals in leadership positions who have the required experience/ skills, commitment to public service, and potential for advancement in their professions. Applicants should have a minimum of five years professional experience and should be policy rather than research or technically oriented.

For further information on the Humphrey Fellowship program please see www.humphreyfellowship.org.

Interested persons may also email Bridgetownexchanges@state.gov for further details on eligibility and other program requirements.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines; permanent employment in these islands; a university degree; English proficiency and prospective Fellows should be no older than 45 years old.

APPLICATION FORMS: Can be obtained on-line at  http://apply.embark.com/student/humphrey/fellowship

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS:  Official sealed copies of university transcript(s), sealed reference letters and forms (typewritten) and curriculum vitae.

Supporting documents should be mailed to the following addresses:

Public Affairs Section
U.S. Embassy Bridgetown
Wildey Business Park, Wildey, St. Michael, Barbados
Re: Humphrey Scholarship

SELECTION: Please note that selection for this program is competitive. The review panel is looking for candidates who meet all program requirements, including demonstrated leadership ability/ potential, a commitment to public service, and a well-developed program plan. Following a technical review, short-listed candidates will be advised and invited for an interview.