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USIEF Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowship 2020-21 : United States-India Educational Foundation

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Organisation : United States-India Educational Foundation USIEF
Fellowship Name : Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowship 2020-21
Applicable For : Indians
Application Last Date : May 15, 2019
Website :

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USIEF Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowship

Applications for Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowship 2020-21 are open now.

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The Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowships are designed for outstanding Indians to pursue a master’s degree program at select U.S. colleges and universities.

These fellowships are for highly motivated individuals who demonstrate leadership qualities, have completed the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree, have at least three years professional work experience, and are committed to return and contribute to their communities. The fellowships are for one to two years.

Nehru Master’s Fellowship Eligibility

In addition to the General Prerequisites, the applicants should
** must have completed an equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a recognized Indian university with at least 55% marks.

** Applicants must either possess a four-year bachelor’s degree or a completed master’s degree, if the bachelor’s degree is of less than four years’ duration;

** must have at least three years’ full-time (paid) professional work experience relevant to your proposed field of study by the application Last Date;

** should demonstrate experience in leadership and community service;
** must not have another degree from a U.S. university or be enrolled in a U.S. degree program;

Nehru Master’s Fellowship Application

Just follow the below steps to apply for the Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowship 2020-21.

Steps :
Step 1 : Go to the official website of USIEF provided above.
Step 2 : Please carefully review the FNMaster’s Applicant Instructions before starting your online application

Step 3 : Please refer to FNMaster’s Applicant Checklist before submitting the application
Step 4 : If you are a Registered User enter your Email id and password for Login

Step 5 : New User please click on the “Create an Account” and fill the required details to complete the registration
Step 6 : After complete your registration, fill the remaining details to apply for the fellowship.

Step 7 : In addition, you must complete and upload the following documents on your online application
** FNMaster’s Applicant Annexure
** FNMaster’s Employer’s Endorsement Form (if applicable)

Grant Benefits

The fellowship will provide the following benefits
** J-1 visa support;
** Round-trip economy class air travel from fellow’s home city to the host institution in the U.S.
** Funding for tuition and fees*, living and related costs; and
** Accident and sickness coverage per U.S. Government guidelines.

The Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowships provide no financial support for dependents.

Nehru Master’s Fellowship Timeline

May 15, 2019 Application due date for 2020-2021 awards
Mid-June 2019 Field-specific experts review applications to short-list candidates
Mid-August 2019 National interviews of short-listed candidates in Delhi
End-August 2019 USIEF notifies principal and alternate nominees that they are recommended. Nominees take tests (such as TOEFL & GRE)
October 2019 USIEF forwards applications of recommended candidates to the U.S. for J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) approval and placement
March-April 2020 USIEF notifies finalists
May-June 2020 Pre-academic training in the U.S. (if required)
July-August 2020 Degree program begins

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