1.5 Financial Provisions

The Humphrey Fellowship provides:

  • a monthly maintenance stipend
  • accident and sickness coverage
  • tuition and university fees
  • round-trip international travel to the host institution (and to the Fellow’s English-language training program when applicable), and domestic travel to required Humphrey workshops and seminar events
  • settling-in allowance, book allowance
  • computer subsidy (when applicable)
  • and professional development allowance

Humphrey Fellowships are not renewable.
Humphrey Fellows should plan to bring with them some personal funds to cover incidental expenses not covered in the grant. Humphrey Fellowships do not include funds for dependents (family members), and Humphrey Fellows may not take their dependents to the US with them without first obtaining the approval of IIE, their host U.S. university and USEF. Humphrey Fellows are responsible for providing travel, insurance, and financial support for any dependents accompanying them to the United States. Please note that Long-Term English program and other orientation centers cannot accommodate dependents. Even if dependent approval is obtained, dependents may notdependents may not arrive in the United States until the Fellows are settled into their academic year programs and have secured housing (at least 90 days after the Fellow’s arrival) at the primary Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship host campus.

Funding for the Humphrey Program is provided by the U.S. government through the United States Department of State and other co-sponsors. The Institute of International Education (IIE) collaborates with the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and USEF-Nepal in administering the Program.