The Fellowship brings accomplished professionals in various fields to the United States for one year of advanced study and related practical experience. Approximately 160 Fellowships are awarded annually to candidates who had demonstrated a commitment to public service in either the public or the private sector.
Fellows are chosen from the fields of:
- Agricultural and Rural Development
- Economic Development
- Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
- Finance and Banking
- Higher Education Administration
- HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention
- Human Resource Management
- Law and Human Rights
- Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
- Public Health Policy and Management
- Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
- Substance Abuse Education, Treatment and Prevention
- Teaching English as a Foreign Language
- Technology Policy and Management
- Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention
- Urban and Regional Planning
Fellows are placed in groups at selected universities.
Fellows are not degree candidates; rather, the program is broadly based, involving both scholarly and practical activity designed to enhance the Fellows’ professional competence in their home countries.