United States-India Educational Foundation in inviting applications for its Fullbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowships 2022-23.
The Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowships are designed for outstanding Indians to pursue a master’s degree program at select U.S. colleges and universities in the areas of Arts and Culture Management including Heritage Conservation and Museum Studies, Economics, Environmental Science/Studies, etc.
The fellowship will provide the following benefits:
- 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.
- 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; and
- 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.
Fields of Study
- Arts and Culture Management including Heritage Conservation and Museum Studies
- Environmental Science/Studies
- Higher Education Administration
- International Affairs
- International Legal Studies
- Journalism and Mass Communication
- Public Administration
- Public Health
- Urban and Regional Planning
- Women’s Studies/Gender Studies
- June 1, 2021: Application due date for 2022-2023 awards
- End June 2021: Field-specific experts review applications
- Late July 2021: USIEF informs the applicants about the review outcome
- Mid-August 2021: National interviews of short-listed candidates
- End August 2021: USIEF notifies principal and alternate nominees. Nominees take tests (such as TOEFL and GRE)
- October 2021: USIEF forwards applications of recommended candidates to the U.S. for J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) approval and placement
- March/April 2022: USIEF notifies finalists
- August/September 2022: Degree program begins
How to Apply?
Applications must be submitted online via this page.
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