Fulbright Kalam Climate Fellowship for Doctoral Research 2016

Fulbright Kalam Climate Fellowship 2016

Applications has invited from eligible applicants for Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship for Doctoral Research 2016. 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 affiliation with one U.S. host institution during the grant.

Fellowship Details

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 stages 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.

Educational Qualifications

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 2016. If employed, applicants should follow the instructions carefully regarding employer’s endorsement.

How to apply?

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 on your online application.

Important Dates for Fulbright Kalam Climate Fellowship 2016

Program announcement and Application Form Available Online: March 01st 2016

Application Deadline for 2017-2018 awards: July 15th 2016

Screening committee/field-specific experts review applications and shortlist applicants for interviews: Early/Mid-August 2016

National interviews of short-listed applicants in Delhi: Early-September 2016

Principal and alternate nominees are notified that they are recommended. Doctoral research nominees take TOEFL: Mid-September 2016

Placement confirmations: April-May 2017

Pre-Departure Orientation: May 2017

Program begins: August-September 2017

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