Equatorial Guinea to Participate in Humphrey Program for Study in the United States

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The U.S. Embassy is pleased to inform you that the Humphrey application is open until August 09, 2019.  Each year approximately 200 Fellows funded by the U.S. Department of State engage in non-degree study and related professional experiences at 18 American universities. Each year approximately 200 Fellows funded by the U.S. Department of State engage in non-degree study and related professional experiences at 18 American universities.

What are Humphrey Fellows?

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides 10 months of non-degree academic study and related professional experience in the United States in many fields.  Fellows are selected based on their potential for leadership and their commitment to public service in the public or private sector.

Who is eligible?

Applicants must have the following:

  • Equatoguinean citizenship and residency
  • An undergraduate (first university or bachelor’s) degree
  • A minimum of five years of full-time, professional experience
  • Limited or no prior experience in United States
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • A record of public service in the community
  • English language ability as demonstrated with TOEFL

There are a limited number of opportunities for Long-Term English language training for those who lack the required English skills. Participants go to the U.S. for an intensive 20-25 week pre- academic program to improve their language skills before joining the Humphrey Program.

Program Fields:

Agricultural and Rural Development

Communications/Journalism

Economic Development

Educational Administration, Planning and Policy

Finance and Banking

Higher Education Administration

HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention

Human Resource Management

Law and Human Rights

Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change

Public Health Policy and Management

Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration

Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention

Teaching of English as a Foreign Language

Technology Policy and Management

Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention

Urban and Regional Planning

How to Apply

Applicants are nominated through the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy by Humphrey Selection Committee. The final selection will be made by reviewing panels in Washington. To apply you must submit the following:

  • Completed application form submitted by August 09, 2019.
  • Two confidential letters of reference, including one from your employer
  • Certified copy of University transcripts and diploma with English translation
  • Demonstration of English proficiency

How to apply: visit: https://apply.iie.org/huberthhumphrey

Send your application forms to:  malabopd@state.gov