Fulbright Kalam Climate Fellowship 2019
Fulbright Kalam Climate Fellowship 2019: Applications have invited from eligible applicants for Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship for Doctoral Research 2019. In order to address the climate change issues in India and the US, the 2 countries have launched the Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship, an initiative to advance bilateral cooperation on climate change.
The fellowship will be operated by the binational US-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) under the umbrella of the prestigious Fulbright Program.
The selected applicants will have the affiliation with one U.S. host institution during the grant.
Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowships are offered for:
Doctoral Research: These fellowships are designed for Indian scholars, who are registered for PhD in 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 an early stage of their research career. The Postdoctoral fellows will have access to some of the finest resources in their area of interest and will help build long-term collaborative relationships with U.S. faculty and institutions.
These fellowships are for eight to twelve months.
Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship for Doctoral Research.
Those interested in applying should have had done adequate research in the relevant field, especially in the identification of resources in India and the U.S., applicants must be registered for a PhD Program in an Indian institution at least one year prior to August 01st 2018. If employed, applicants should follow the instructions carefully regarding employer’s endorsement.
Fulbright Kalam Climate Fellowship Application Form
The applicants interested in applying must submit their applications online at http://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/international/20
They are also required to upload a ‘writing sample’, including a copy of an article or paper published/presented or extracts from the Master’s/M.Phil thesis, in an online application form.
In addition, you must complete and upload the following documents to your online application.
Fulbright Kalam Climate Fellowship 2019 Important Dates
Application Deadline: July 16th 2018, 23:59:59 hrs (IST)
Application Deadline for 2019-20 awards: July 16th 2018
Screening committee/field-specific experts review applications and shortlist applicants for interviews: Early August 2018
National interviews of shortlisted applicants in Delhi: Early October 2018
Doctoral Research nominees take TOEFL Mid October 2018
USIEF forwards applications of recommended applicants to the U.S. for J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) approval and placement: Late October 2018
Placement confirmations: April-May 2019
Program begins: August-September 2019
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