Scholarships & Fellowships
Fulbright Fellowships
Description: The United States Educational Foundation in India (USEFI). USEFI promotes mutual understanding between the citizens of India and the citizens of the USA through educational exchange of outstanding scholars, professionals and students. Also known as the Fulbright Commission, USEFI enables research, lecture and study primarily through:
Fellowships for Indian citizens and U.S. citizens
Educational advising on higher education in the USA
Academic seminars in India involving the Fulbright community
Interaction with Fulbright alumni and supporters.

General Prerequisites for Fulbright Applicants: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;

have a high level of academic/professional achievement;

-demonstrate proficiency in the English language which is commensurate with the project that s/he wishes to pursue and is adequate to adjust to life in the U.S. The applicant may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL);

-be present in India at the time of submitting the application and for the interview (if required);

-be eligible for leave, if employed;

-be in good health;

-not be applying for or holding permanent residence (green card) in the United States;and

-not have been in the U.S. during the past three years on a teaching, research, study or professional assignment for a continuous period of three months or more, at the time of submitting the application.

Application material may also be obtained in person from any of the USEFI offices . For details click here
Contact: Application material may also be obtained in person from any of the USEFI offices by sending a request with a self-addressed and stamped (Rs. 25.00) 10" x 7" envelope. Please state your academic/professional qualifications, date of birth, present position, and fellowship category in your request letter.
Source: United States Educational Foundation in India (USEFI)