U.S. Embassy Offering Exchange Program for Mid-Career Professionals

PARAMARIBO – The U.S. Embassy in Suriname is pleased to announce the annual competition for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.

This one-year fellowship program is offered to young, mid-career professionals with a proven track record of leadership, a commitment to public service, and the capacity to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent non-degree study at a leading U.S. university.

Offering a year of graduate-level academic course work and professional development activities, the Humphrey Fellowships are awarded competitively to professional candidates from a number of fields, including:

Human and Institutional Capacity:

  • Economic Development
  • Finance & Banking
  • Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
  • Technology Policy and Management
  • Human Resource Management

Rights and Freedoms:

  • Communications and Journalism
  • International Religious Freedom
  • Law and Human Rights
  • Trafficking in Persons Policy & Prevention

Sustainable Lands:

  • Agricultural and Rural Development
  • Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Thriving Communities:

  • Contagious and Infectious Diseases
  • Public Health Policy and Management
  • HIV&AIDS, Policy and Prevention
  • Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention
  • Educational Administration, Planning, and Policy
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Application Process:

The deadline for application is Friday, July 23, 2021, 11:59 p.m. (23:59) Surinamese time.

More information on the application process can be found on the U.S. Embassy Paramaribo website: https://sr.usembassy.gov/hubert-h-humphrey-fellowship-program-2/

For more information on the Humphrey Fellowship Program, visit this website: https://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/hubert-h-humphrey-fellowship-program