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About the

Scholarship

Fulbright Nehru Master's Fellowship

Scholarship Awarded by

Amount

N/A

Course Level

Postgraduate

Deadline

Jun 01, 2023

About the Scholarship

  • The Fulbright-Nehru Master's Fellowships are intended for exceptional Indians to pursue a master's degree programme at select U.S. colleges and universities in the fields of Economics, Environmental Science/Studies, Higher Education Administration, International Affairs, International Legal Studies, Journalism and Mass Communication, Public Administration, Public Health, Urban and Regional Planning, and Tourism.
  • These fellowships are for highly driven people who exhibit leadership skills, have earned the equivalent of a bachelor's degree in the United States, have at least three years of professional job experience, and are determined to return to their communities and give back. 
  • The fellowships last for a year or two.

Overview

No. of scholarships to be awarded

N/A

Type of scholarship

Merit

Renewability

N/A

Application deadline

2023-06-01

Announcement of award on

N/A

Applicability of the scholarship

Courses

Postgraduate

Universities

N/A

Countries

USA

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Scholarship amount details

  • The fellowship will provide J-1 visa support
  • Round-trip economy class air travel from fellow’s home city to the host institution in the U.S.
  • Funding for tuition and fees, living and related costs, and accident and sickness coverage per U.S. Government guidelines.
  • The Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowships provide no financial support for dependents.

Eligibility

  • Must have completed an equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree from a recognized Indian university with at least 55% marks.
  • Applicants must either possess a four-year bachelor's degree or a completed master's degree; or a full-time postgraduate diploma from a recognized Indian institution, if the bachelor's degree is of less than four years' duration
  • Must have at least three years' full-time (paid) professional work experience relevant to the proposed field of study by the application deadline
  • Should demonstrate experience in leadership and community service
  • Must not have another degree from a U.S. university or be enrolled in a U.S. degree program
  • If employed, should follow the instructions carefully regarding employer’s endorsement. 
  • If applicable, obtain the endorsement from the appropriate administrative authority on the FNMasters Employer’s Endorsement Form. 
  • The employer must indicate that leave will be granted for the fellowship period. 
  • The applicant can download the FNMasters Employer’s Endorsement Form from the USIEF website.

Application Process

  • Applications must be submitted online
  • Please carefully review the FNMasters' Applicant Instruction before starting your online application
  • Please refer to FNMasters' Applicant Checklist before submitting the application
  • Applicant must complete and upload, FNMasters' Annexure and FNMasters' Endorsement Form (if applicable)

Additional Information

Scholarship Registration Link

N/A

Contact Email

masters@usief.org.in

Contact Number

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