2016-2017 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Now Accepting Applications

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.  This program brings accomplished mid-level professionals to the United States for a one-year, non-degree program of academic and professional opportunities in a variety of fields.  The program demonstrates the U.S. State Department’s longstanding commitment to providing future leaders and policy makers with experience and an opportunity to enhance their career while establishing productive ties with American counterparts.

The Humphrey Fellowship is open to Lebanese citizens and long-term Palestinian residents.  It is highly competitive and targeted towards the most qualified applicants in both the public and private sectors.  Candidates should be between 30-50 years old, with at least five years of professional experience and a minimum of a bachelor degree. Strong English language skills are required.

Interested candidates may log on to the website for more information, including application instructions.

The deadline to receive applications is August 18, 2015.

Program related expenses are paid by the U.S. Department of State, including roundtrip airfare, accommodation, and health insurance.  Competition is merit-based, and citizens from all backgrounds are welcome to apply.