Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship 2022-23

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship

Practical enrichment in the United States is issued for professionals from developing countries through Humphrey Fellowships. The U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section is seeking candidates for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for the academic year 2022-2023. Fellows are proficient mid-level professionals with demonstrated leadership potential, with an opportunity to study and work in the US.

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships are dependent on funding availability.

Fellows are expected to benefit from non-degree coursework, leadership development, and substantive collaborations with U.S. counterparts.

To build long-term partnerships with their American counterparts, the program provides Cambodian leaders with invaluable insight into American society, culture, and professional fields.

Candidates from the public and private sectors can compete for fellowships in these fields:

Human and Institutional Capacity:

  • Technology Policy and Management
  • Management of Human Resources
  • Finance & Banking for Economic Development
  • Analysis of Public Policy and Administration

Rights and Freedoms: 

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

Sustainable Lands:

  • Urbanization And Regional Planning
  • Development of Agriculture and Rural Areas
  • Climate Change, Natural Resources, and Environmental Policy

 Thriving Communities:

  • Policy, Planning, and Administration of Education
  • Contagious and Infectious Diseases 
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Policy and Prevention of HIV & AIDS
  • Abuse of Substances Prevention, treatment, and education (see 4b)
  • Policy and Management of Public Health
  • English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Instruction

 Benefits of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship

The Humphrey Fellowship grants facilitate:

  • Tuition fees
  • Round-trip transportation to the US
  • Expenses associated with full-time study
  • Financial support for dependents is not included in grant provisions.
  • Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships support non-degree academic research in the United States for ten months.
  • During the Humphrey Program, countries’ governments can work together to promote global understanding and cooperation on issues of common concern.
  • In addition to leadership development, Fellows have the opportunity to interact with Americans and counterparts from around the world
  • A total of 13 major universities host Humphrey Fellows in the United States
  • Host universities are chosen based on their academic excellence and ability to support Humphrey Fellows.


 Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Those who wish to work in government must be dedicated and can work.
  • Before August 2022, you must have a minimum of five years of relevant experience.
  • Graduate study in the United States is only available to those who have completed a four-year full-time degree program.
  • Policy implications of their specialty
  • On paper, the English language proficiency score must be at least 525, and online, it must be at least 71. Lower-scoring candidates may be recommended for long-term English preparation.
  • In addition to demonstrating experience, skills, and commitment, they should also demonstrate how this program will benefit them in a way they have never experienced before.
  • Bachelor’s degrees (first university degree).
  • At least five years of experience in the subject sector.
  • Having little to no prior experience in the US.
  • Leadership skills must be demonstrated.
  • Having served in the community.
  • English language proficiency.
  • For more details on specific program criteria, please contact the U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section, or Binational Fulbright Commission in your country of residence.

Eligible Regions: Multiple Region (Check the official website for details)

Application Process

  • You will be informed by the U.S. Embassy or Binational Fulbright Commission of its internal deadline for receiving applications
  • The Institute of International Education office in Washington, DC must receive nominations by October 1 from embassies and commissions

Application Deadline: 

October 1, 2021