Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program


 The Fulbright Commission in Egypt is pleased to announce the annual competition for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. This one-year Fellowship program is offered to young and mid-career professionals who have a proven track record of leadership, a public service commitment, and the capacity to benefit from a program of independent non-degree study at a leading U.S. university, as well as a wide variety of professional development activities, including conducting independent projects, participating in an internship or a professional affiliation, meetings and consultations with U.S. faculty or experts, field trips, and special seminars.  The Humphrey Program was initiated in 1978 to honor the memory and accomplishments of the late Senator and Vice President, Hubert H. Humphrey.

 ELIGIBLE FIELDS: (In alphabetical order)

1.     Agricultural and Rural Development

2.     Communications/Journalism

3.     Economic Development

4.     Educational Administration, Planning and Policy

5.     Finance and Banking

6.     Higher Education Administration

7.     Human Resource Management

8.     Law and Human Rights

9.     Natural Resources, Environmental Policy and Climate Change

10.  Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration

11.  Public Health Policy and Management

12.  Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention

13.  Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

14.  Technology Policy and Management

15.  Urban and Regional Planning


 ·       Egyptian citizenship; holders of U.S. green cards and/or passports are ineligible

·       Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field of study.

·       Five years of full-time professional experience. Applicants should be at a point in their careers to fully benefit from this professional development program. Demonstrated leadership qualities and a record of public service.

·       Demonstrated English language ability with a minimum valid Local TOEFL score of 450 is required from AMIDEAST or any of the ETS approved centers (see below list of approved testing centers), or Computer-Based (CBT) score of 133, or Internet-based (IBT) score of 45 or IELTS score of 5. (Important note: Successful candidates whose TOEFL score is less than 525, or Computer-Based (CBT) score less than 195, or Internet-based (IBT) score less than 71 or IELTS score less than 6, will be  required to attend 3 – 6 months of Long-Term English Language training in the U.S. prior to the start date of their Humphrey fellowships, if selected for this grant.)

·       Limited prior experience in the U.S. (individuals who have resided in the U.S. for more than six months since August 2013 are not eligible to apply).

·       Applicants must reside in Egypt starting the application process until the travel date (in case of selection).

·       Qualified women are encouraged to apply.


Center Designated Governorates
AMIDEAST-Cairo Cairo
AMIDEAST-Alexandria Alexandria
American Canadian Center Menoufia, Kafr El Sheikh, Qalubiya, and Gharbia.
The American Language Center                 Damietta
Nile Academy Mansoura
MASRYA Sohag, Assiut, New Valley, Qena, Luxor, & Aswan.

Note:  Academics with no administrative or management responsibilities, or who do not have professional experience within their field of specialization, are ineligible (except in the field of Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, and Treatment).


 ·       International and domestic travel

·       Maintenance stipend

·       Settling-in allowance

·       Books allowance

·       Tuition and fees when applicable

·       Professional development allowance

 AY2018-2019 PROGRAM:

 ·       Announcement:  April 10, 2017

·       Application Link:

·       Deadline:  July 15, 2017

 In-House Information Sessions: (Held at the Fulbright Office)

 ·       May 4, 2017 from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm

·       May 17, 2017 from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm

·       May 24, 2017 from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm

Attendance is by prior registration only. To register please send an email request to

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