The Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships 2019-2020 are designed for Indian scholars who are registered for a Ph.D. at an Indian institution. These fellowships are for six to nine months.
Applications are invited in the following fields only:
Agricultural Sciences; Anthropology; Bioengineering; Computer Science (including, but not limited to, cyber security, digital economy, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data analytics); Economics; Education Policy and Planning; Energy Studies; History; International Law; International Security and Strategic Studies; Materials Science (with emphasis on environmental applications); Mathematical Sciences; Neurosciences; Performing Arts; Physical Sciences; Public Health; Public Policy; Sociology; Urban and Regional Planning (with emphasis on smart cities and waste management); Visual Arts; and Women’s and Gender Studies.
The applicant will be affiliated to one U.S. host institution for his/her grant. USIEF strongly recommends all applicants to identify institutions with which they wish to be affiliated and to correspond, in advance, with potential host institutions. If applicant has secured a letter of invitation from a U.S. institution, please include it as a part of his/her online application.
Application Due Date: June 15, 2018, 23:59:59 hrs (IST)
June 15, 2018 : Application due date for 2019-2020 awards
Mid-July 2018 : Field-specific experts review applications to short-list candidates
Late August 2018 : National interviews of short-listed candidates in Delhi
Early September 2018 : USIEF notifies principal and alternate nominees that they are recommended. Nominees take TOEFL
Late September 2018 : USIEF forwards applications of recommended candidates to the U.S. for J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) approval and placement
March-April 2019 : USIEF notifies finalists
July-August 2019 : Pre-academic training in the U.S. (if required)
August-September 2019 : Program begins
For more details about Grant Benefits, Eligibility Requirements, Eligible Fields of Study , How to Apply please refer the Fellowship Publisher Website