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June 28, 2022

Program Components

  1. Academic placement in a non-degree program: the Humphrey program is not designed to lead to a degree. Rather, fellows pursue tailored study programs at participating host institutions. There is no provision for fellows to request placement at any particular university. Approximately 18 campuses have been selected through a competitive process to host fellows in groups with significant thematic and subject affinities. Each university is chosen based on institutional resources and the level of support and guidance it offers to the participants. Each campus has a designated faculty coordinator for academic and administrative support. Faculty advisors also assist fellows in pursuing balanced academic and professional programs.
  2. Professional: A fellow’s professional-development plan may include professional visits, conferences, and a professional affiliation (work attachment) which must be at least six weeks in duration. Early in the academic year, each fellow develops, with assistance from the local campus coordinator and faculty advisors, a plan for professional activities carefully geared to the fellow’s need for relevant, practical professional experiences.