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The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a non-degree program designed for young and mid-career professionals in leadership positions who have a commitment to public service and the potential for professional advancement. The program has academic and professional components. Humphrey fellows pursue tailored study programs at participating host institutions as well as having professional enrichment activities including professional visits, conferences, training programs and a minimum 6-week long professional affiliation (work attachment).

Humphrey Program provides Grants for the following fields:

Sustainable Development
a. Agricultural and Rural Development
b. Economic Development/Finance and Banking
c. Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
d. Urban and Regional Planning

Democratic Institution Building
a. Communications/Journalism
b. Law and Human Rights
c. Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
d. Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention
e. Technology Policy and Management
f. Human Resource Management

a. Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
b. Higher Education Administration
c. Teaching of English as a Foreign Language

Public Health
a. Public Health Policy and Management
b. HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
c. Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, and Treatment

This Fellowship Program will start in August 2019 and continue for one academic year. Before the program start date, participants may be required to attend an intensive 16-week long pre-academic program to improve their English language skills before transitioning to their academic-year Humphrey campuses.

The Humphrey Fellowship Program Grantees will be provided a round-trip plane ticket in addition to health insurance and financial support which will cover their educational and living expenses in the U.S.A.

Grants do not require mandatory service, but after completion of the Program in the United States, grantees are required to return to Turkey pursuant to the U.S.A. J-1 visa rule.