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What is Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships 2020-2021?
Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships 2020-2021, USA is designed for Indian scholars who are registered for a Ph.D. at an Indian institution. These fellowships are for six to nine months. The selected scholars get a monthly stipend and other benefits. It enables the most outstanding students, academics and professionals in India and the U.S. to study, research and teach in the host country.
Who is offering this scholarship?
This scholarship is being offered by the United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF).
Who can apply for this scholarship?
To be eligible, the applicant must:
Note: If the applicant is employed, he/she must follow the instructions carefully regarding the employer’s endorsement. If applicable, the applicant can obtain endorsement from the appropriate administrative authority on the FNDR Employer’s Endorsement Form. Applicants with Ph.D. or final year of Ph.D. are not eligible.
What are the benefits?
The selected applicants will receive the following benefits:
Note: No allowances are provided for dependents. The grant is not sufficient to support family members.
How can you apply?
Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:
Step 1: Visit the web page link here and create an account
Step 2: Provide personal details and click "Continue".
Step 3: Applicants will receive a pin by email which they need to enter and proceed.
Step 4: Create a password and log in to the account.
Step 5: Provide personal, contact and academic information.
Step 6: Provide information on language skills, study plan, personal statement, university preference etc.
Step 7: Upload the required documents.
Step 8: Fill in grant and additional information and submit the form.
What are the documents required for the Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships 2020-2021?
What are the important dates?
May 15, 2019, 23:59:59 hrs (IST) - Application deadline
Mid-June 2019 - Field-specific experts review applications to short-list candidates
Late August 2019 - National interviews of short-listed candidates in Delhi
Early September 2019 - USIEF notifies the principal and alternate nominees that they are recommended. Nominees take TOEFL.
October 2019 - USIEF forwards applications of recommended candidates to the U.S. for J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) approval and placement
March-April 2020 - USIEF notifies finalists
July-August 2020 - Pre-academic training in the U.S. (if required)
August-September 2020 - Program begins
Terms and Conditions
The applicants can apply for only ONE Fulbright-Nehru fellowship category during a competition cycle.
Applications are invited in the following fields only:
United States-India Educational Foundation
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New Delhi 110 001
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