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Hubert Humphrey Fellowships in USA for International Students

USA Government
Non-degree

Deadline: before 1 Oct (annual)
Study in:  USA
Program starts Apr-Sept 2018

Brief description:

The Humphrey Fellowship Program is for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. and Fellows’ home countries.

Host Institution(s):

Fellows are placed at one of the participating USA universities. Fellows are not able to choose which university they will attend. Rather, they are assigned in diverse groups of 7-15 to the most appropriate host institution based on their area of interest and professional field.

Level/Field of study:

As a non-degree program, the Fellowship offers valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, and practical work experiences. The eligible program fields are:

• Agricultural and Rural Development
• Communications/Journalism
• Economic Development
• Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
• Finance and Banking
• Higher Education Administration
• HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
• Human Resource Management
• Law and Human Rights
• Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
• Public Health Policy and Management
•  Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
•  Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention
•  Teaching of English as a Foreign Language
•  Technology Policy and Management
•  Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention
•  Urban and Regional Planning

Number of Awards:

Approximately 200 Fellowships are awarded annually.

Target group:

Citizens of eligible countries in Sub-Saharan AfricaEurope and EurasiaMiddle East and North AfricaEast Asia and PacificSouth and Central Asia, and Western Hemisphere.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The Fellowship provides for:

•  Payment of tuition and fees at the assigned host university;
•  Pre-academic English language training, if required;
•  A maintenance (living) allowance, including a one-time settling-in allowance;
•  Accident and sickness coverage;
•  A book allowance;
•  A one-time computer subsidy;
• Air travel (international travel to and from the U.S. for the program and domestic travel to required program events);
• A Professional Development allowance for professional activities, such as field trips, professional visits and conferences.

Eligibility:

The applicant must have:

•  An undergraduate (first university) degree,
•  A minimum of five years of full-time, professional experience
•  Limited or no prior experience in the United States,
•  Demonstrated leadership qualities,
•  A record of public service in the community, and
•  English language ability

Please contact the U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section or Fulbright Commission in your country of residence to learn about possible specific program requirements (link found below).

Application instructions:

Application deadlines vary by country but falls around May to September each year. The nominating U.S. Embassy or Binational Fulbright Commission will advise you of its internal deadline for receiving applications. Embassies and Commissions must submit their nominations to the Institute of International Education office in Washington, DC by 1 October.

Please contact the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy or Bi-national Fulbright Commission in your country for more information about application procedures.

It is important to read the FAQs and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://humphreyfellowship.org/

Germany: Fully-Funded MBA and E-MBA Scholarship in Berlin at the ESMT for International Students, 2017/2018

Europe School of Management and Technology (ESMT) is accepting applications for its Full-time MBA program and its Executive MBA program. To complement process, the school is offering several merit-based full MBA scholarships to applicants from Least Developed Countries.

Application Deadlines: 

  • Full MBA: 1st October 2017
  • Executive MBA: 1st June 2017

To be Taken (Country): Berlin, Germany

Type: Executive MBA and Full-time MBA

Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be allocated on the basis of intellectual excellence, evidence of personal and professional achievement and financial need.

Eligibility

  • Candidates with permanent residence in any developing country
  • Candidates are expected to prove their strong intention to promote business development and pursue professional options in a least developed country within a reasonable timeframe after completion of the program.
  • The scholarships are restricted to self-funded candidates and will be accounted for against the applicant’s program fees.
  • Applicants must meet ESMT’s general admission requirements.

Number of scholarships available:

  • Full MBA: 4
  • Executive MBA: 3

Value of Scholarship: 

  • Full MBA:
    • Four full tuition scholarships including stipend to cover living expenses for Kofi Annan Fellows
    • Several partial tuition scholarships: up to € 15,000
  • Executive MBA: Three full tuition scholarships: € 57,500 each, and a small stipend to cover travel to and from Berlin for each module

Requirements:
Candidates are required to submit a scholarship essay along with their complete application to the ESMT Full-time MBA program. Candidates will be expected to actively promote the school in the respective regions throughout and after their studies, e.g. by participating in the ESMT mentoring program.

For full details about these scholarships and how to apply, visit ESMT Scholarship Webpage