Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships for Young Belarusian Professionals

The US Embassy Minsk is pleased to announce the competition for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship program. The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a year-long, full scholarship program offered to mid-career professionals who have a proven track record of leadership, public service commitment, and the capacity to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent study at one of the leading universities in the United States.

The program awards a certificate from the U.S. Government, but it is not designed to deliver an advanced degree.
Fields of study: Communications/Journalism, Natural Resources and Environmental Management, Public Policy, Analysis/Public Administration, Economic Development, Agricultural Development/Economics, Finance and Banking, Human Resource Management/Personnel, Law and Human Rights, Urban and Regional Planning, Technology Policy and Management, Educational Planning, Public Health Policy and Management.
Eligibility requirements:

  • belarusian citizenship;
  • an undergraduate (first university or Bachelor's) degree;
  • a minimum of 5 years of full-time professional experience;
  • a record of public service in the community;
  • English language ability (a minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 525 paper-based or 71 iBT);
  • demonstrated leadership qualities;
  • limited or no prior experience in the United States.

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship program offers equal opportunities to all applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin, native language, handicap or disability. On-line applications for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program must be submitted by September 15, 2014. For additional questions, please call the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Minsk at 375-17-210-12-83 /ext. 5609.