US: Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship for Pakistani citizens

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Description: The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program brings accomplished mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential to the United States for a year of graduate-level non-degree academic coursework and professional development activities. This ten month program consists of academic coursework and internship in a relevant professional organization. By providing future leaders and policy makers with experience in U.S society, culture, and professional fields, the program provides a basis for lasting, productive ties between Americans and their professional counter parts overseas. Approximately 18 campuses have been selected through a competitive process to host fellows in group with thematic and subject affinities. Each university is chosen based on institutional resources and the level of support and guidance it offers for academic and administrative support. Faculty advisers also assist Fellows in pursuing balanced academic and professional programs. All participants must return to Pakistan immediately following completion of their program.

Applications invited in following fields:

  • Agricultural and Rural Developement
  • Communication/Journalism
  • Substance abuse Education/Treatment and Prevention
  • Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
  • Higher Education Administration
  • HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
  • Human Resource Management
  • Law and Human Rights
  • Natural Resources/ Environmental Policies
  • Public Policy Analysis and Administration
  • Teaching of English as Foreign Language
  • Technology Policy and Management
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Trafficking in Persons, Policy and Prevention

Cycle:

  • Tentative Announcement: March
  • Duration: 10-12 months
  • Grantees start studies: Fall next year

Eligibility Criteria:Successful applicants must be committed to serving Pakistan. They must be Pakistani citizens with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional/work experience, coupled with a Master’s degree and a guarantee of re-employment upon return to Pakistan. Applicants must possess a high level of fluency in spoken and written English. Successful candidates should be poised to assume leadership positions in their field.

Ineligibility:Applications will not be accepted from university teachers or researchers with no management experience or similar responsibilities, those who attended graduate school in the U.S. in the last seven years or who have had long-term U.S. experience within the last five years. Also ineligible are persons with a dual U.S./Pakistan nationality or who have a spouse, fiancé, parent or child over the age of 18 who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Employees of the Fulbright organization or the U.S. Department of State are also ineligible.

How to Apply:All application materials (original and one copy), including references, must be received by USEFP by at P.O. Box 1128 Islamabad. Applications will be uploaded on the website as soon as the program is announced.

The Humphrey Program was initiated to honor the memory and accomplishments of the late Senator and Vice-President, Hubert H. Humphrey. Fellows are selected thorough a competitive process based on their potential for leadership and commitment to Public service in the public or private sector

Current Status:Accepting Applications
Deadline:- July 10, 2013

Download Application: http://198.143.172.46/Programs/Humphrey.cfm?Tab=Programs

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