Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship
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Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship

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Category :
Doctoral /Post Doctoral Research Fellowships
Research Areas :
Climate Research and Education
Fellowship Provided by :
Provided to :
Indian Citizen for pursuing Doctoral /Post Doctoral Research Fellowships at U.S. Institutes

In a September 2014 Joint Statement, the President of the United States of America and the Prime Minister of the Republic of India launched U.S.-India Climate Fellowship Program to build long-term capacity to address climate change related issues in both countries.

In pursuance of the Joint Statement, the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of India – desiring to promote further mutual understanding between the two peoples by a wider exchange of knowledge and professional talents – intend to partner to build long-term capacity in the United States and India by engaging scientific and technical research scholars from both countries related to climate research and education through the Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship.

The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) administers the Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship on behalf of both the governments.

Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowships are offered for:


The selected candidate will have affiliation with one U.S. host institution during the grant. USIEF strongly recommends all applicants to identify institutions for affiliation and correspond in advance with potential host institutions. If you have a letter of invitation from a U.S. institution, please include it as a part of your online application. The letter of invitation should indicate the duration of your visit, preferably with dates.

Grant Benefits

These fellowships provide  round-trip economy class air travel between India and the U.S., a monthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, a modest settling-in allowance, and a professional allowance.

In case of postdoctoral research grantees, and 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% of the grant period.


General Prerequisites:

The applicants

Note: Preference will be given to candidates who have not had extensive recent U.S. experience. Some fellowship programs may have prerequisites and guidelines in addition to those described above. Please review the eligibility criteria for specific fellowships carefully.

Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship for Doctoral Research

In addition to the General Prerequisites:

Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research

In addition to the General Prerequisites:

Note:In your application, you are required to indicate the period in which you can complete your proposed project in the United States. Please determine your grant duration carefully. Should you be selected for a grant, it will be for the period you specified in your application. The duration cannot be changed.

How to apply

For more details vist www.usief.org.in


Fulbright House
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New Delhi 110001
Phone: +91-11-4209-0909/2332-8944
Fax: +91-11-2332-9718
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Website: www.usief.org.in

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