Fulbright- Nehru Master’s Scholarship

Awarded By: All universities in India, United States of America
Updated on Jan 17, 2024
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Course: Masters
Deadline: May 17, 2023
Amount: Not Available
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Scholarship Overview

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 in the areas of Arts and Culture Management including Heritage Conservation and Museum Studies; Economics; Environmental Science/Studies; Higher Education Administration; International Affairs; International Legal Studies; Journalism and Mass Communication; Public Administration; Public Health; Urban and Regional Planning; and Women’s Studies/Gender Studies.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree, Masters Diploma, Masters Certificate
This scholarship is applicable for all universities in India, USA
The scholarship is offered to the master level course in the following field of studies:

  • Arts and Culture Management including Heritage Conservation and Museum Studies
  • Economics
  • Environmental Science/Studies
  • Higher Education Administration
  • International Affairs
  • International Legal Studies
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Public Administration; Public Health
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Women’s Studies/Gender Studies

Scholarship amount details

The fellowship will provide 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. USIEF funding may not cover all costs and the fellow may need to supplement grant benefits with other resources..
Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ? Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ? Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ? Scholarship amount can be used for this
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ? Scholarship amount can be used for this
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:
Varies

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America

Appication Process for this scholarship

Application Process for this scholarship:

  • Applications must be submitted online at: https://apply.iie.org/ffsp2024/
  • Please carefully review the FNMaster’s Applicant Instructions before starting your online application
  • Please refer to FNMaster’s Applicant Checklist before submitting the application
  • In addition, you must complete FNMaster’s Applicant Annexure and FNMaster’s Employer’s Endorsement Form (if applicable) and upload on your online application

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Official transcripts Required
LOR Required
CV Required
Statement of Purpose Required
Writing Sample Required

Scholarship Application:This scholarship needs a separate external application.
Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Deadline May 17, 2023
Notification of Decision March/April 2024
Interview Date End August 2023
FAQ Link: Not Available
Contact email: masters@usief.org.in
Contact number: Not Available

Additional InformationPlacement of successful candidates is done by the Institute of International Education (IIE), New York. Recommended applicants are not required to apply to U.S. institutions on their own.. IIE/Fulbright Program will apply to four different institutions on their behalf, taking into consideration the candidates’ preferred institutions and the candidates’ competitiveness.. If a recommended candidate has previously applied to U.S. institutions and has requested a deferral from the institution, the candidate must notify USIEF immediately.

Scholarship Eligibility

Scholarship EligibilityIn addition to the General Prerequisites, the applicant:

  • 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; or a full-time postgraduate diploma from a recognized Indian institution, 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 the proposed field of study by the application deadline
  • 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; and
  • if employed, should follow the instructions carefully regarding employer’s endorsement. If applicable, obtain the endorsement from the appropriate administrative authority on the FNMasters Employer’s Endorsement Form. The employer must indicate that leave will be granted for the fellowship period

Special RestrictionsNo Special Restriction is applicable.Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12th Required
UG Required (minimum score 55.0%)
Work Experience Required (minimum 3 years)

iSchoolConnect Rating

4
The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their bachelor’s education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time