30 June 2019.


United States of America (USA).

(Fully Funded)


 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright program that brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and substantive professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts.

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The Humphrey program is a non-degree exchange program. Participants may complete academic coursework at their host university to update their academic and professional knowledge in their field, but they do not receive an academic degree as a result of their participation in the program.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

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

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

One Year.

The fellows start their program in the U.S. between April and September of the same year, depending on the amount of English language training required. The program ends the following June.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants must be Iraqi citizens resident in Iraq throughout the application and selection process (Individuals with dual U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent resident status are ineligible)
  • Applicants must be in possession of an undergraduate degree
  • The  applicants must have at least five years of full-time substantial professional experience (prior to August 2020) in the relevant field after completing a university degree.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and commitment to public service.
  • Applicants must have limited or no prior experience in the U.S.
  • The  applicants must have a desire to focus on public policy rather than research or technical fields.
  • The  applicants must have proficiency in both written and spoken English (TOEFL scores are not required at the time of application, but successful candidates will be required to take the TOEFL exam)

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

The program covers:

  • 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 textbook 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

How to Apply

First Step: Create your online account on the fellowship website from here

Second Step: Fill your application in the Apply Now link..

Apply Now

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This Scholarship Published by:
Iman Isam Jundi / Iraq

Reviewed by “ Ahmed Hussein / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team