hubert h. humphrey fellowship program

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2022-2023 for Ugandans

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2022-2023 for Ugandans

Any professional who wants a boost in their career will take advantage of this opportunity. Go ahead and grab this opportunity to apply for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.

hubert h. humphrey fellowship program

It’s fully funded by the United States.  Interestingly, applications for the 2022-2023 edition of the program are ongoing. The application is handled by the United States mission in Uganda.

The aim of this Fellowship Program is to bring accomplished professionals from developing countries to the United States.

The program tends to bring them in at a midpoint in their careers for a ten-month program. It is a non-degree study and related professional experiences program. Additionally. This program seeks to foster an exchange of knowledge. It also improves mutual understanding between U.S. citizens and their professional colleagues from Uganda. 

Basic Details -Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Fellowship Sponsored by: The U.S. Department of State

Scholarship Host Institution(s): Leading U.S. Universities

Number of Scholarship Awards: 2 per year

Study Level for Scholarship: Mid-Career Professions

Duration of Program: 10 months

Eligible Nationality: Ugandans

Details of The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for Ugandans

All those who are successful in this program automatically become mid-career professionals. They will be working at the policy level who have a record of leadership as well as a commitment to public service. They will be based at leading U.S. universities in ten months (August 2022 – June 2023).

Within this period, they will pursue self-designed programs. The program will include independent study, coursework, as well as an internship with an organization in their field of choice.

Eligibility Requirements

To be considered, an applicant for the Humphrey Fellowship must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree;
  2. Have at least five (5) years of worthy professional experience in their field;
  3. demonstrated leadership qualities as well as a good record of public service;
  4. Finally, must be fluent in English

Eligible Fields of Study

  1. Agricultural and Rural Development
  2. Communications and Journalism
  3. Contagious and Infectious Diseases
  4. Economic Development
  5. Educational Administration, Planning, and Policy
  6. Finance & Banking
  7. Higher Education Administration
  8. The HIV&AIDS, Policy and Prevention
  9. Human and Institutional Capacity:
  10. Human Resource Management
  11. International Religious Freedom
  12. Law and Human Rights
  13. Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
  14. Public Health Policy and Management
  15. Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
  16. Rights and Freedoms:
  17. Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention
  18. Sustainable Lands
  19. Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  20. Technology Policy and Management
  21. A Thriving Communities:
  22. Trafficking in Persons Policy & Prevention
  23. Urban and Regional Planning
Benefits of The Program

The Humphrey Fellowship provides many benefits, some of which are:

  1. A monthly maintenance allowance in addition to funding for books and professional activities;
  2. A limited accident and sickness insurance are available for the grantee only;
  3. round-trip economy international travel is available or the grantee;
  4. Finally, full tuition and university fees;


Interestingly, the application form is available at for free. Afterward, the completed applications should be submitted online on or before the deadline. All the applications must detail the specific coursework. As well as the independent research, and internship intentions of the applicant. It should also tell how they fit into his/her professional goals.

Documents for Application

  1. Copies of certificates
  2. Transcripts and
  3. Letters of recommendation

All these should be uploaded onto each applicant’s online application.

Please note that only final nominees will be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Deadline of Application

June 25, 2021





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