SELECTION CRITERIA AND APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
The U.S. Embassy in Bamako seeks qualified applicants to pursue professional development in the United States under the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, which must be in the eligible fields below. The Humphrey Fellowship program is a competitive scholarship for mid-level professionals from around the world who have shown a demonstrated commitment to public service in both the private and public sectors.
a. Agricultural and Rural Development
b. Economic Development/Finance and Banking
c. Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
d. Urban and Regional Planning
Democratic Institution Building
b. Law and Human Rights
c. Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
d. Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention
e. Technology Policy and Management
f. Human Resource Management
a. Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
b. Higher Education Administration
c. Teaching of English as a Foreign Language
a. Public Health Policy and Management
b. HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
c. Substance Abuse Education, Prevention, and Treatment
Appropriate candidates are mid-career professionals in leadership positions who have a commitment to public service and the potential for professional advancement. Prospective Fellows should have a minimum of five years of professional experience, after completing a university degree, prior to August 2020 and should be interested in the policy aspects of their fields of specialization. Candidates must have completed a university degree program requiring at least four years of full-time study in order to qualify for admission to U.S. programs of graduate study. Candidates should be proficient in both written and spoken English and should have a minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 525 paper-based or 71 iBT. Candidates with lower scores may be nominated for Long-Term English training.
Please download and fill out the application form, then send to BamakoScholarships@state.gov. The submission deadline for applications is March 31, 2021.