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Applications invited for 2020-2021 Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships

Applications invited for 2020-2021 Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships

Organization: USIEF

Apply By: 15 Jul 2019

Fellowship title: Applications invited for 2020-2021 Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships

Deadline: 15th July 2019

The Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships aim to provide Indian faculty, researchers, and professionals the opportunity to teach, conduct research, or carry out a combination of teaching and research at a U.S. institution. Depending on the U.S. host institution, it is likely that the grantee may contribute towards developing curriculum and conducting workshops and seminars. These fellowships are for four to nine months. If you are applying for a Flex Award, the minimum length of the total grant is four months and the maximum is six months.

Applications are invited in the following fields only: Agricultural Sciences; Anthropology; Bioengineering; Climate Change Sciences; Computer Science (including, but not limited to, cyber security, digital economy, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data analytics); Economics; Education Policy and Planning; Energy Studies; History; International Law; International Security and Strategic Studies; Materials Science (with emphasis on environmental applications); Mathematical Sciences; Neurosciences; Performing Arts; Physical Sciences; Public Health; Public Policy; Sociology; Urban and Regional Planning (with emphasis on smart cities and waste management); Visual Arts; and Women’s and Gender Studies.

Research

Applicants must demonstrate the relevance of the proposed research to India and/or the U.S., its benefit to the applicant’s institution, the feasibility of accomplishing the research goal within the stipulated period, and the need to carry out the research in the U.S.

Eligibility Requirements

In addition to the General Prerequisites:

  • faculty/researchers must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent published work with at least five years of relevant teaching/research experience;
  • professionals outside academe must have a master’s degree or equivalent published work with recognized professional standing and at least five years relevant experience;
  • the applicant should upload a recent significant publication (copy of paper/article) in the online application; and
  • If the applicant is employed, s/he must follow the instructions carefully regarding Letter of Support from Home Institution. The employer must indicate that leave will be granted for the fellowship period. The applicant must obtain the endorsement from the appropriate administrative authority on the Letter of Support from Home Institution.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at: https://apply.iie.org/fvsp2020

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