The United States Educational Foundation In India

The United States Educational Foundation In India(USEFI)

The United States Educational Foundation In India(USEFI)

The United States Educational Foundation in India invites applications for its Fulbright-Case Fellowships in Law.

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Fellowship details

USEFI and the Case School of Law, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, have jointly established the Fulbright-Case Fellowships in Law.

Fellowships will be awarded to two Indian law graduates for a period of one year to do their LLM with a clinical focus on either intellectual property rights or mediation/ alternative dispute resolution at the Case School of Law.

Eligibility

You must be a law graduate.

You must have two to three years experience of working in an organisation specifically in the area of intellectual property rights or mediation/ alternative dispute resolution.

You must have a high level of academic/ professional achievement.

You must demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

You may be required to take TOEFL.

You must be present in India at the time of submitting the application and for the interview, if required.

You must be eligible for leave, if employed.

You must not have been in the US during the past three years on a teaching/ research/ study/ professional assignment for a continuous period of three months or more, at the time of submitting the application.

You must enclose a writing sample in English -- a legal opinion, published article, or an essay on a legal topic of your choice -- of no less than 300 words.

You must submit three letters of recommendations, which the recommenders must send directly to USEFI.

You must give an undertaking to return to India on the completion of the fellowship.

Additional information

The grant will provide a monthly stipend, health insurance, round-trip economy class air travel, modest settling-in and books and supplies allowances and tuition fees.

No allowances are provided for dependents.

The grant is not sufficient to support family members.

How to apply

Obtain the application material from any of the USEFI offices.

You may also obtain the application material via post from the USEFI office by sending a request along with a self-addressed envelope 10" x 7" in size bearing a stamp worth Rs 25.

Your request must contain the following:

Your academic/ professional qualifications,Your date of birth,Your present position,The fellowship category

You may also download the application material by visiting www.fulbright-india.org/fellowships/indians/deadlines.htm

To obtain the application form through email, as an attachment in MS-Word format, send a request to ip@fulbright-india.org, specifying Fulbright-Case Fellowships in Law in the subject line.

Important dates

Issue of application material at USEFI ends: October 15.

Please send in your completed application form before October 31.

Addresses

Delhi

The United States Educational Foundation in India

Fulbright House, 12 Hailey Road, New Delhi -- 110 001 Phone: (011) 23328944 Fax: (011) 23329718 e-mail: info@fulbright-india.org

Mumbai

USEFI Regional Office, The American Centre, 4 New Marine Lines, Mumbai -- 400 020 Phone: (022) 22624603 Fax: (022) 22663956 e-mail: usefibom@bom3.vsnl.net.in

Chennai

USEFI Regional Office, American Consulate Building, Mount Road, Anna Salai, Chennai -- 600 006 Phone: (044) 28112049 Fax: (044) 28112075 e-mail: usefimas@md2.vsnl.net.in

Kolkata

USEFI Regional Office, The American Centre, 38A, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata -- 700 071 Phone: (033) 22881637 Fax: (033) 22881616 e-mail: usefical@giascl01.vsnl.net.in

The United States Educational Foundation In India(USEFI)