Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program in USA

 Applications are now open for citizens of Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, and Solomon Islands.

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program invites students from these three countries to apply for an exciting opportunity to study in the United States. This prestigious program aims to foster leadership and enhance professional capacities.


Fields of Study

Human and Institutional Capacity

  • Economic Development
  • Finance and Banking
  • Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
  • Technology Policy and Management
  • Human Resource Management

Rights and Freedoms

  • Communications and Journalism
  • International Religious Freedom
  • Law and Human Rights
  • Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention

Sustainable Lands

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Thriving Communities

  • Contagious and Infectious Diseases
  • Public Health Policy and Management
  • HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
  • Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, and Treatment
  • Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Teaching of English as a Foreign Language

Eligibility Requirements

  • Citizenship: Must be citizens and current residents of Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, or Vanuatu.
  • Education: Must hold a four-year bachelor’s degree with a strong academic background.
  • Professional Experience: Minimum of five years of professional work experience.
  • Leadership: Must demonstrate leadership qualities through volunteer experience and community involvement.
  • Language: Excellent English communication skills are required.
  • Recommendations: Three letters of recommendation (one from a professor and two from employers recommended).
  • Essays: Two application essays - a professional development plan and a personal statement.
  • Commitment: Must be committed to returning to their home country and applying the fellowship experience professionally and in public service.
  • Preference: Given to applicants without extensive or recent experience in the U.S.

Ineligibility Factors:

  • Those without a bachelor’s degree.
  • Dual U.S./ Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu nationals.
  • Individuals with a spouse, parent, fiancĂ©, or child over 18 who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Those with pending immigration applications.
  • Employees of any U.S. government agency (U.S. Embassy, USAID, CDC, DOD).
Fellowship Program Restrictions:
  • No Dependents: The fellowship is for the recipient only; dependents are not supported.
  • J-visa Requirements: Recipients must return to their country of citizenship for at least two years after the fellowship, as required by the J-visa regulations.
  • Application Instructions:

Steps to Apply:

  1. Determine Eligibility: Carefully read the instructions and ensure you meet the eligibility criteria.
  2. Access the Application: Visit Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Application to start your application.
  3. Complete the Application: Fill out all sections of the online application. Refer to the "tips for success" section for guidance.
Apply NOW      or visit    : Official Website Official Website


Due date : NOW OPEN

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