Deadline: 15 July 2016
The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) is currently inviting applications for its Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship program with an aim to build long-term capacity to address climate change related issues in both countries.
The Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of India, desires to promote further mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States of America and the Republic of India by a wider exchange of knowledge and professional talents, intend to work in partnership to build long-term capacity in the United States and India by engaging scientific and technical research scholars and professionals from both countries related to climate research and education through the launch of the Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship.
- Doctoral Research: These fellowships are designed for Indian scholars who are registered for a Ph.D. at an Indian institution. These fellowships are for six to nine months.
- Postdoctoral Research: These fellowships are designed for Indian faculty and researchers who are in the early stages of their research careers in India. Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowships will provide opportunities to talented faculty and researchers to strengthen their research capacities. Postdoctoral fellows will have access to some of the finest resources in their areas of interest and will help build long-term collaborative relationships with U.S. faculty and institutions. These fellowships are for eight to twelve months.
- These fellowships provide round-trip economy class air travel between India and the U.S., a monthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, a modest settling-in allowance, and a professional allowance.
- In case of postdoctoral research grantees, and subject to availability of funds, a dependent allowance and international travel may be provided for one accompanying eligible dependent provided the dependent is with the grantee in the U.S. for at least 80% of the grant period.
- For Doctoral Research
- Applicants should have conducted adequate research in the relevant field, especially in the identification of resources in India and the U.S.
- Applicants must be registered for a Ph.D. at an Indian institution at least one year prior to August 1, 2016.
- For Postdoctoral Research:
- Applicants should have been awarded a Ph.D. degree within the past four years;
- Applicants must have obtained a Ph.D. degree between July 15, 2012 and July 14, 2016;
- Applicants are required to upload their Ph.D. degree certificate/provisional Ph.D. certificate in the online application;
- Applicants must be published in reputed journals and demonstrate evidence of superior academic and professional achievement.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via given website.
Eligible Countries: United States, India.
For more information, please visit Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship.