DEADLINE: JUNE 16, 2023 — Mid-career professionals in Nigeria can submit applications for the 2024 to 2025 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme to enhance their leadership skills.
This ten-month fellowship is offered to mid-career professionals in Nigeria and other countries around the world with a proven track record of leadership, a public service commitment, and the capacity to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent non-degree study at a leading U.S. university.
Fellows will participate in professional affiliations (placements) that provide firsthand exposure to a U.S. work environment on a full-time basis for a minimum period of six weeks.
To participate in the Humphrey Fellowship, candidates must have:
- an undergraduate (first university or Bachelor’s) degree;
- a minimum of eight year of full-time professional experience;
- limited or no prior experience in the United States;
- demonstrated leadership qualities;
- a record of public service in the community;
- demonstrated English language ability by scoring not less than 100 on the Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) test. Participants should use 9616 as the institution code to ensure that their scores are sent to our office.
The deadline for applications is June 16, 2023.
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Apply for 2023 Kurt Schork Awards in international journalism
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