Friday, June 8, 2012

Fulbright-Nehru and other fellowship

Greetings from the United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF)!

Thank you for your interest in the Fulbright-Nehru and other fellowships administered by USIEF.

USIEF will hold a half-day mentoring workshop in Chennai on Thursday June 21, 2012 and in Bangalore on Friday June 29, 2012, on the procedures and guidelines for applying to the 2013-14 Fulbright-Nehru and other fellowships.
As you know, the deadline to apply for most categories of the Fulbright-Nehru and other fellowships is July 16, 2012. The workshops are for potential candidates preparing to apply for the fellowships this year. The workshops will have presentations by USIEF staff and Fulbright alumni on the application process, elements of a strong application (eg: a good research proposal or personal statement) and getting effective letters of recommendation.

Registration for the workshops is on a first-come basis and the last date to register is Friday June 15, 2012. Please send your name, designation, organisation, email and mobile number to:

Ms Lalitha Nagesvari – tel. 044-28574275/email: for the Chennai workshop
Mr S Vasudevan – tel.044-28574492/email: for the Bangalore workshop

We look forward to hearing from you by Friday June 15, 2012.

Best wishes

Maya Sivakumar
Regional Officer 
USIEF – Chennai

About USIEF (

United States – India Educational Foundation (USIEF) was established in 1950 to promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and India 
through the U.S. Government’s flagship Fulbright Program for educational and cultural exchange. USIEF administers the Fulbright-Nehru and other Fulbright fellowships for American and Indian students, faculty and professionals; and organizes programs around visiting U.S. Fulbright scholars and Indian Fulbright alumni. The Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative (OSI), administered jointly by USIEF and the University Grants Commission (UGC), aims to build partnerships between American and Indian institutions of higher education. USIEF’s Education Advising Services also provides information to Indian students on higher education opportunities in the U.S.

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