2013-2014 Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral and Professional Research Fellowships for Indian Students, USA

These research fellowships, for a maximum period of nine months, are designed for scholars who are registered for a Ph.D. at an Indian institution and also for professionals with significant work experience and accomplishments. The fellowships provide a monthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per US Government guidelines, round-trip economy class air travel, applicable allowances and modest affiliation fees, if any. Selected scholars will have opportunities to audit non-degree courses, conduct research and gain practical work experience in suitable settings in the US No allowances are provided for dependents. The grant is not sufficient to support family members.

-In addition to the General Prerequisites, the applicant should: who are working on their Ph.D.’s should have done adequate research in the relevant field, especially in the identification of resources in India and the US. -They should be registered for their Ph.D.’s at an Indian institution at least one year prior to the date of application and should enclose a certificate from their Ph.D. supervisor commenting on their research work and the usefulness of the fellowship, and indicating the Ph.D. registration date; -who are professionals should have a master’s degree and substantive professional experience in the proposed field; -should apply through proper channel, if employed; should enclose a ‘writing sample’ which could be a copy of an article or paper published/presented or extracts from the M.Phil. thesis; and should preferably be 45 years of age or under.

Scholarship Deadline: July 16, 2012

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