USIEF announces Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship 2023-24 for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research

 

Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship – United States-India Education Foundation (USIEF) invites applications from eligible candidates for Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research 2023-24


 

Interested candidates can check the post below for more details on Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship 2023.

 

Fellowship Details

  • Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowships are offered for:

Doctoral Research

  • These fellowships are designed for Indian scholars, who are registered for PhD in an Indian institution.
  • These fellowships are for six to nine months.

Postdoctoral Research

  • These fellowships are designed for Indian faculty and researchers, who are in the early stages of their research career.
  • Postdoctoral fellows will have access to some of the finest resources in their area of interest and will help build long-term collaborative relationships with U.S. faculty and institutions.
  • These fellowships are for eight to twelve months

 

Grant Benefits

  • Doctoral Research : These fellowships provide J-1 visa support, a monthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, round-trip economy class air travel between India and the U.S., a modest settling-in allowance, and a professional allowance. Selected visiting student researchers will have opportunities to audit non-degree courses, conduct research and gain practical work experience in suitable settings in the U.S.
  • Postdoctoral Research : These fellowships provide J-1 visa support, a monthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, round-trip economy class air travel between India and the U.S., a modest settling-in allowance, and a professional allowance.
  • Subject to availability of funds, a dependent allowance and international travel may be provided for one accompanying eligible dependent provided the dependent is with the grantee in the U.S. for at least 80 per cent of the grant period. Flex grantees are not eligible for dependent benefits.

 

Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship Dates 2023

  • Application Deadlines : September 15, 2022, 23:59:59 hrs (IST)
  • Application due date for 2023-2024 awards : September 15, 2022
  • Field-specific experts review applications : Mid-October 2022
  • USIEF informs the applicants about the review outcome : Mid-November 2022
  • National interviews of short-listed candidates : Late November 2022
  • USIEF notifies principal and alternate nominees. Doctoral research nominees take TOEFL : End November 2022
  • USIEF forwards applications of recommended candidates to the U.S. for J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) approval and placement : End December 2022
  • USIEF notifies finalists : March/April 2023
  • Pre-Departure Orientation : May/June 2023
  • Program begins : August/September 2023

 

Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship Eligibility Criteria 2023

 

Doctoral Research

  • In addition to the General Prerequisites
  • Applicants registered for their Ph.D. should have conducted adequate research in the relevant field, especially in the identification of resources in India and the U.S. Applicant must be registered for a Ph.D. at an Indian institution on or before November 1, 2021.
  • This grant is intended for Ph.D. students to conduct research essential to their dissertations/thesis. Therefore, the expected Ph.D. thesis submission date should at least be three months after the Fulbright-Kalam grant end date. For example, if May 2024 is the grant end date, the applicant cannot submit his/her thesis before August 2024. Please indicate the Ph.D. registration date and the expected Ph.D. thesis submission date in the Applicant Annexure. The applicant can download the Applicant Annexure from the USIEF website;
  • If the applicant is employed, s/he must follow the instructions carefully regarding employer’s endorsement.

 

Postdoctoral Research

  • In addition to the General Prerequisites:
  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree within the past four years. S/he must have obtained a Ph.D. degree between September 15, 2018 and September 14, 2022. The applicants are required to upload his/her Ph.D. degree certificate/provisional Ph.D. certificate on the online application;
  • Applicants must have a publication in reputed journals and demonstrate evidence of superior academic and professional achievement.
  • If an applicant is employed, please follow the instructions carefully regarding employer’s endorsement.

 

Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship Application Process 2022

Doctoral Research

 

  • Applications must be submitted online at: https://apply.iie.org/ffsp2023/
  • Please carefully review the Application Instructions before starting your online application.
  • Please refer to the Applicant Checklist before submitting the application.
  • In addition, you must complete and upload the following documents on your online application:

 

Postdoctoral Research

  • Applications must be submitted online at: https://apply.iie.org/fvsp2023/
  • Please carefully review the Application Instructions before starting your online application.
  • Please refer to the Applicant Checklist before submitting the application.
  • In addition, you must complete and upload the following documents on your online application:




For more details and apply please visit the official website