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Category :
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Research Areas :
Agricultural Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematical Sciences, Urban and Regional Planning etc
Fellowship Provided by :
Provided to :
Indian faculty and researchers who are in the early stages of their research careers in India to pursue Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at  U.S. institutions.

United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) provides Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for Indian faculty and researchers who are in the early stages of their research careers in India to pursue Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at  U.S. institutions. 

The Postdoctoral Research Fellowships will provide opportunities to talented faculty and researchers to strengthen their research capacities. Postdoctoral fellows will have access to some of the finest resources in their areas of interest and will help build long-term collaborative relationships with U.S. faculty and institutions.

These fellowships are for eight to 24 months.

Research Areas

Agricultural Sciences; Anthropology; Bioengineering; Computer Science (including, but not limited to, cyber security, digital economy, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data analytics); Economics; Education Policy and Planning; Energy Studies; History; International Law; International Security and Strategic Studies; Materials Science (with emphasis on environmental applications); Mathematical Sciences; Neurosciences; Performing Arts; Physical Sciences; Public Health; Public Policy; Sociology; Urban and Regional Planning (with emphasis on smart cities and waste management); Visual Arts; and Women’s and Gender Studies.

Grant Benefits

The fellowships provide

Subject to availability of funds, in case of grantees on eight or nine month grants, 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. Flex grantees are not eligible for dependent benefits.


Note: In your application, the applicant is required to indicate the period in which s/he can complete your proposed project in the United States. The applicant must determine grant duration carefully. Should s/he be selected for a grant, it will be for the period specified in his/her application. The duration cannot be changed.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online at: https://iie.embark.com/apply/visitingscholars

Please carefully review the FNPostdoc Applicant Instructions before starting your online application

Please refer to FNPostdoc Applicant Checklist before submitting the application

In addition, you must complete and upload the following documents on your online application

FNAPE Applicant Annexure
FNAPE Letter of Support from Home Institution


Fulbright House
12 Hailey Road
New Delhi 110001
E-mail: Contact I
Phone: +91-11-4209-0909/2332-8944
Fax: +91-11-2332-9718
Website: www.usief.org.in

Regional Offices


USIEF Regional Office
American Consulate Building
Mount Road, Anna Salai
Chennai 600 006
Email: Contact I
Phone: +91-44-2857-4423/ 4131
Fax: +91-44-2811-2075


USIEF Regional Office
The American Center
38A, Jawaharlal Nehru Road
Kolkata 700 071
E-mail: Contact I
Phone: +91-33-3984 6300
Fax: +91-33-2288-1636


USIEF Regional Office
Maker Bhawan 1
IInd Floor New Marine Lines
Mumbai 400 020
Email: Contact I
Phone: +91-22-2262-4603 
Fax: +91-22-2266-3956

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