Fullbright Fellowships for Indian citizens

Fullbright Fellowships for Indian citizens : The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) promotes mutual understanding between the people of the United States and India through academic and cultural exchange. Since 1950, the Fulbright Program has sponsored Indians from all walks of life to gain a greater understanding of U.S. society, culture, and values, and to foster a deeper appreciation of India amongst their American colleagues. USIEF is pleased to announce Fulbright-Nehru Fellowships and other opportunities for the academic year 2016-2017.

Fulbright-Nehru Fellowships for Indian Citizens: General Prerequisites The applicant: • should be a responsible Indian citizen who can contribute to a full and fair picture of the culture and civilization of India, and thereby help to promote understanding and friendship between the peoples of the United States of America and India; • must be residing in India at the time of application. No application will be accepted from Indians residing, working or studying outside of India; • should have a high level of academic/professional achievement; • should demonstrate proficiency in the English language to undertake the proposed project/program and adjust to life in the U.S. The applicant may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); • if shortlisted for an interview, must appear in person for interview at the USIEF office in New Delhi; • must inform USIEF well in advance at ip@usief.org.in if s/he needs to travel abroad (e.g. conference) during the application cycle (July 2015 – June 2016); • should be eligible for leave, if employed; • should be in good health; • should not be applying for or holding permanent residence (green card) in the United States; and • should give an undertaking to return to India on the completion of the fellowship. Note: Preference will be given to candidates who have not had extensive recent U.S. experience. Some fellowship programs may have prerequisites and guidelines in addition to those described above. Please review the eligibility criteria for specific fellowships carefully. Application Procedure and Guidelines Applicants for the following fellowship categories have to complete an online application. Application instructions can be downloaded from the website www.usief.org.in.

See also  Prerana Scholarships

Please visit the webpages of these fellowship categories for specific details. 1. Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowships

2. Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships

3. Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

4. Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships

5. Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program (application material is likely to be available in April 2015)]

6. Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program (application material is likely to be availab

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For further details visit the site: http://www.usief.org.in/Fellowships-for-Indian-Citizens.aspx