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President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship

President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship

President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship

About President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship

 

This Postgraduate Fellowship is announced in honor of President A.P.J. Kalam. President Kalam was a strong advocate for young people and a passionate supporter of clean energy and energy independence.

 

He visited the University of South Florida (USF) in 2012 and is remembered affectionately by USF and the vibrant Indian heritage community in Tampa Bay, Florida.

 

One award will be offered each academic year.

 

ELIGIBILITY

 

1. Candidates must have submitted an application for the PhD program in any of the subjects listed below to USF (https://www.usf.edu/admissions/) and secured a USF ID.

 

2. Candidates must meet all eligibility requirements for the program of their choice.

 

3. Candidates must have graduated from or are about to graduate from an Indian University.

 

ELIGIBLE STEM PROGRAMS / FIELDS OF STUDY

 

* Applied Anthropology
* Applied Physics
* Business Ph.D. programs
* Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology
* Chemistry
* Computer Science & Engineering
* Engineering
* Criminology
* Integrative Biology
* Marine Science
* Psychology

 

SELECTION OF AWARDEES

 

USF World, which is solely responsible for allocating the award, will set up a review committee to select the winning PhD proposal from among those candidates who have been accepted by their department. The committee will be looking for a student with exceptional academic credentials and experience in the chosen discipline and a well-crafted research proposal. USF World is authorized to make a final decision of the Kalam Fellow from recommendations made by the review committee.

 

FUNDING

 

The University of South Florida will:

 

* Waive all tuition for a total of up to four years.

* Contribute a stipend of $22,000 that is payable in three installments of $8000 each in the fall and spring semesters and $6000 in the summer semester. In addition to waiving tuition fees, this award covers health insurance and other fees.

* The stipends will be payable by USF once the winner of the President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship at the University of South Florida is enrolled at the university for his/her first term.

 

All other costs (e.g., airfare, housing at USF, etc.) will be met by the awardee.

 

TO APPLY

 

The deadline to apply for the A.P.J. Kalam Fellowship is February 3, 2020.

 

 For More details refer Fellowship Publisher 

 

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