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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Humphrey Fellowship

Humphrey Fellowship
The Humphrey Fellowship Program provides a year of professional enrichment in the United States for experienced professionals from designated countries throughout the world. Fellows are selected based on their potential for leadership and their commitment to public service in either the public or private sector.
Each year approximately 200 Fellows funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State engage in non-degree study and related professional experiences at selected American universities. Started in 1978, the program now has a network of over 4,000 alumni in 157 countries around the world working to improve their communities and the lives of those in need.
Fellows are placed at one of eighteen American universities chosen for excellence in relevant Humphrey fields and for the resources and support they offer Humphrey Fellows. The host campus selection process is open to all universities. This year’s university competition is in the field of Substance Abuse Education, Treatment, and Prevention.
The fellowships are granted competitively to both public and private sector candidates with a commitment to public service in the fields of:

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Agriculture and Rural Development
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Communications/Journalism
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Economic Development
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Educational Administration, Planning and Policy
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Finance and Banking
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Higher Education Administration
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HIV/ADIS Policy and Prevention
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Human Resource Management
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Law and Human Rights
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Natural Resources and Environmental Policy, and Climate Change
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Public Health Policy and Management
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Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
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Substance abuse education, treatment, and prevention
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Teaching of English as a Foreign Language
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Technology Policy and Management
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Trafficking in persons policy and prevention
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Urban and Regional Planning


To be eligible, applicants must have the following qualifications:

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Demonstrate commitment to public service and potential for advancement in their professions.
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A minimum of five years of professional experience commensurate with the type of study and training experience they seek and should be policy rather than research or technically oriented.
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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.
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Proficiency in both written and spoken English with a minimum TOEFL test scores of 525 paper-based or 71 Internet-based. Candidates with lower scores may be nominated for the Long Term English Training.
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Demonstrate the required experience, skills, and commitment while also indicating how they can benefit from this program in ways that they have not already experienced.

The Humphrey Fellowship grants provide round-trip transportation to the United States, tuition fees and living expenses for full-time study. Grant provisions do not include financial support for dependents.


Application forms at http://apply.embark.com/student/humphrey/fellowship/

Moreinfo: http://humphreyfellowship.org

Applicants need to create new account and follow the instructions outlined in this website before completing the application forms and other supporting documents.

Cambodia Applicants who do not already have an official TOEFL score of 525 or above should plan to take the TOEFL Institutional Testing Program (ITP) on June 19 at the Royal University of Phnom Penh. Registration for the ITP is available through the Educational Advising Center at RUPP from Monday-Friday, with a registration deadline of June 14. Please contact Mr. Hang Chanthon for registration of the ITP at 023-884-320. contact Mr. Chau Sa at 023-728-248;

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The way to AMINEF in Gedung Balai Pustaka

American Indonesian Exchange Foundation
Balai Pustaka Building, 6th. Floor
Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 4
Jakarta 10720, Indonesia

1. The buses which goes to Senen Bus Station all of them pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. Especially which route is through Pasar Baru .

2. Bus Transjakarta, from Blok M you have to change the bus 2-3 times.
Way 1 : from Blok M change the bus in Dukuh Atas bus stop to the bus towards Pulogadung, then take a bus in Pramuka bus stop towards Ancol, this bus pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. The closest bus stop (Budi Utomo) is about 800 meters from Gedung Balai .
Way 2 : From Blok M take the bus in the Harmoni Bus Stop, the bus towards Pulogadung, get down in Senen Bus Stop and walk about 800 meters, or from this bus stop take the bus towards Ancol and get down as mentioned in way 1. About the distance, this two bus stops is about the same. (It is better if you take ojek or bajaj from this bus stop to Gedung Balai Pustaka)

3. If you take taxi with old tariff (TL=Tarif Lama) from blok M with no traffic jam is about Rp. 30.000,00.

4. From Blok M use bus Patas AC 76. Gedung Balai Pustaka is in the right side, after you pass through Depag, and say to conductor "Balai Pustaka"

5. Use a busway from Blok M towards Kota, get down in Sawah Besar bus stop. From here take a Mikrolet M12 towards Senen. After cross road Wahidin and before senen get down and cross the street.

Living Cost in Germany

Living Cost in Germany is vary from city to city, but this is th case if you stay in Aachen, Germany
Student accommodation or private sharing : 180 - 230 euros per month
Food : 10 - 12 euros per day (if eating outside)
Transport for students : free within Aachen and until Koln and Dusseldorf in regional trains)

Living Cost In Austria

Living Cost in Austria is depending on the city, for example the Capital of Austria, Vienna:
- Dormitory is about 250-400 euro per month.
- Living Cost 200-400 euro per month.
- Transportation 128 euro per 4 months (student and age < 26), or 49 euro per month (ordinary)

For visa, it has to be a letter from the University/Scholl in Austria. It takes about 2-3 months.

Where to do GMAT Test

GMAT Tests are held in Jakarta, Indonesia :
1. EEC Slipi +62-21 5320044 or +62-215323176
2. Kaplan GMAT Preparation +62-81388908450, +62-21 5211588, +62-215211701 (Information abaout this test can be asked in that number)
3. Or this number +62-213159225

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