The U.S. Embassy invites suitably qualified persons to compete for participation in the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. 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 the fields of:
Democratic Institution Building
GENERAL FELLOWSHIP REQUIREMENTS:
SPECIFIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Prospective applicants must have or be:
NOT ELIGIBLE: Persons ineligible for consideration include:
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE (NIDA)-FUNDED HUMPHREY FELLOWSHIPS: The drug abuse component of the field of public health policy and management emphasizes drug abuse education, treatment, and prevention. Fellowships funded by the NIDA target more specialized candidates. Appropriate candidates for NIDA-funded Humphrey Fellowships include mid-level researchers, research managers and policy makers in universities, drug abuse prevention or treatment programs, health or social services industries or medical facilities. Candidates preferably should have a doctoral degree or equivalent in medicine, health, or behavioral or social science. Professionals employed by social welfare, education, or community-based organizations would be appropriate if they meet the general eligibility criteria. Law enforcement candidates are not eligible unless they have a public health focus on drug abuse epidemiology, education, treatment, or prevention, and meet the requirements to follow a program based in a school of public health.
NIDA question sheet: All candidates applying for fellowships in the field of drug abuse should fill out the NIDA form regardless of degree held, number of publications, or research experience. Candidates in other fields should omit the NIDA page.
The online application is available athttp://apply.embark.com/student/humphrey/fellowship/
Applications close on Friday, July 17, 2015. For further details on eligibility and other program requirements, interested persons may contact U.S. Embassy, Kingston via email or visit the official Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program website.
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS: Official sealed copies of university transcript(s), sealed reference letters and forms (typewritten) and curriculum vitae should be mailed to:
Counselor for Public Affairs
Public Affairs Section
142 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6
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