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Applications called for Fulbright-Nehru-CII fellowships

Dr.T.P.Sethumadhavan

United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) promotes educational exchange programme in United States. It is one of the educational initiatives in India. It is a global Fulbright Program operating in more than 155 countries and awards over 8,000 grants to US and foreign nationals annually. United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has invited applications for the Fulbright-Nehru-CII Fellowships for Leadership in Management for the academic year 2014-2015.


The fellowship envisages the following benefits.

  • J-1 visa support
  • Round-trip economy class air ticket between the executive’s home town/city of work in India and Pittsburgh
  • Tuition fees
  • Maintenance allowance in the US
  • Settling-in allowance
  • Accident and sickness coverage per US Government guidelines

For applying the programme, 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 graduate degree;
  • Have at least five years of managerial experience in an industry;
  • Be in good health;
  • Be present in India at the time of submitting the application and interview. If you will be abroad, please keep us informed;
  • Not residing in the United States;
  • Not be applying for or holding permanent residence (green card) in the United States;
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have not had extensive recent US experience;
  • Give an undertaking to return to India on the completion of the fellowship; and
  • Produce an undertaking from the employer that it would be willing to bear 50% of the total cost. Applications without this undertaking will not be considered.

How to Apply:
Application Form can be downloaded from the link:
http://www.usief.org.in/uploadip/Application_Form_2013_Fulbright-Nehru-CII_Fellowships.doc
Confidential Letter of Reference can be downloaded from the link:
http://www.usief.org.in/uploadip/Confidential_Letter_of_Reference_2014_Fulbright-Nehru-CII%20Fellowships.doc
Applications, along with your curriculum vitae; photocopies of certificates/mark-sheets must be submitted to Ms. Amarpreet Kaur or to Dr. Sudarsan Dash at the above address by 15th November 2013.
For details, visit http://www.usief.org.in/Fellowships/Fulbright-Nehru-CII-Fellowships-Leadership-Management.aspx

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