Application for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline : 01/09/2022


Credit : Fulbright Morocco


The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright exchange activity sponsored by the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Humphrey Fellows are young and mid-career professionals from designated countries placed at U.S. universities for 10- months of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. Fellows design and implement individualized programs to acquire career-related knowledge, interact with colleagues and gain professional expertise. These experiences are supplemented by university classes, field trips and site visits, and special workshops and seminars. Humphrey Fellows are J-1 visa holders and receive a maintenance stipend for housing, meals and incidentals, an allowance for professional development activities, and accident/sickness health benefits coverage meeting the J-visa requirements. The program is classified as a non-degree program by the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). Fellows cannot transfer from non-degree status to degree status under any circumstances.


Goals :

  • Establish and enhance long-lasting productive partnerships and relationships between U.S. citizens and individuals from other parts of the world

  • Develop leaders whose knowledge and skills have been informed by exposure to American values, models and ideas–leaders who will have a multiplier effect on their societies

  • Expand and improve the range of international exchange and training programs

  • Increase U.S. citizens knowledge and understanding of international issues and of other cultures and societies.

Eligibility :

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • A minimum of five years of full-time, professional experience

  • A limited or no prior experience in the United States

  • A demonstrated leadership quality

  • A record of public service in the community

  • proficiency in English

Benefits :

  • 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

  • Economy class 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

Application :

  • Online Application Form

  • Two letters of recommendation (One Academic and One Professional)

  • All Diplomas + English translation

  • All Transcripts + English translation

  • Work Certificate+ English translation

  • Authorization from your employer to participate in the Humphrey Fellowship (for Public Sector’s Employees)

  • ITP test, Minimum score is 550 (contact AMIDEAST Rabat or Casablanca for more information about this test)

Questions regarding the competition must be submitted via email to h.kanoubi@fulbright.ma


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