Apply for the Hubert H Humphrey Fellowship Program for academic year 2020/21

Posted on July 25, 2019

This ten-month non-degree fellowship programme is offered to mid-career professionals working at the policy level who have a record of leadership and a commitment to public service.

Fellows are based at leading American universities for ten months to pursue self-designed programmes to include independent study, coursework, and an internship with an organisation in their field of expertise.

For more information on the programme and eligible fields of study, click here.

Eligibility requirements

  • South African citizenship OR a minimum of 5 years of permanent residency status in South Africa;
  • Minimum of a four-year undergraduate degree from South Africa (BA + Honours);
  • Minimum of five years of full-time professional experience beyond the attainment of a first university/undergraduate degree prior to August 2019;
  • Limited or no prior experience in the United States;
  • Demonstrated leadership ability;
  • Record of public service in the community; and
  • English language ability.

Please join Kerri Spindler-Ranta, Cultural Affairs Officer for Exchanges, and Octavius Phukubye, recently returned Hubert H Humphrey Fellow, for a Facebook Live session on 30 July to learn more about the programme, its requirements and tips for preparing a winning application.  Please follow the US Embassy on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @usembassysa for upcoming details. 

The deadline for applications is 15 August 2019. Click here to apply.

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