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To promote the exchange of academics and culture between US and international participants, the United States Senator J. William Fulbright has launched the Fulbright Scholarship. Under this scheme, students will be able to study in the USA. In this article today we will share with you all the important information related to Fulbright Scholarship India 2022 such as the objective, eligibility criteria, important documents, and rewards. Also, we will share with you all the step by step application procedures to apply under this scheme

Fulbright Scholarship India 2022-23

Fulbright Scholarship India has been launched by US Senator James William Fulbright to provide educational opportunities in the USA for at least one year. With the help of this scheme, the students of India who want to study in the USA will be able to continue their studies without thinking about their financial condition. Students while studying in the USA will be able to make their careers in the field of agriculture and governmental science arts Humanities and social health. Fulbright Scholarship India will cover the education expenses, travel expenses, and other expenses of the children. Now the children of India and other countries will be able to pursue their education in the United States of America without any problem. Interested applicants who want to apply under this scheme will have to visit the official website of the United States India Education Foundation


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Details of Fulbright Scholarship

Name of the scholarship Fulbright Scholarship
Launched by US Senator J. William Fulbright
Beneficiaries Students according to criteria
Objective To promote culture and academic exchange
Benefits To get a scholarship for abroad studies
Scholarship Amount Variable
Mode of Application Online
Official Website

Objective Of Fulbright Scholarship

As we all know there are many Indian students who want to continue their studies abroad but due to their weak financial condition, they are not able to continue their studies. By keeping this in mind the senator of the USA J. William Fulbright has launched a new scheme known as Fulbright Scholarship India. Under this scheme, students of India and other 145 countries will be able to exchange their culture and academics. With the help of this scheme, the Students of India and the other countries will be able to pursue their dream education without thinking about any financial hurdles.

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Types Of  Fulbright Scholarship

There are several types of full bright scholarships that are available for the students of India and other countries. Such scholarships are mentioned below

  • Fulbright Nehru fellowship
  • Fulbright Kalam climate fellowship
  • Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
  • Fulbright foreign language teaching assistant program
  • Fulbright distinguished award in teaching program for international teachers
  • Teaching excellence and achievement program
  • Fulbright scholar in residence program

Schedule Of Fulbright Scholarship

The schedule for several scholarships is available under the scholarship.

Scholarships Application Period
Fulbright Nehru fellowship June
Fulbright Kalam climate fellowship July
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program June
Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program August
Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching Program For International Teachers March
Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program April
Fulbright Nehru Doctoral Fellowship November

Note:- Above given schedule is tentative as it may vary according to the situation of the country or as for the norms provided by concerned authorities

Scholarship Rewards

There are various awards that are available under Fulbright Scholarship India. The number of awards with the name are mentioned below

Types Of Awards Total Awards Available
Academic and professional excellence awards 28
International education administrator 12
Postdoctoral research fellowships 13
Doctoral research fellowships 31
Master’s fellowship 12
International leader in education program 4
Scholars in residence program 1
Distinguished Awards in Teaching 3
Hubert H. Humphrey 7
Teaching Excellence and Achievement Awards 6
Foreing Language Teaching Assistant 11
Fulbright Kalam Climate Fellowship 6

Timeline & Placement Of Fulbright Scholarship India

Events Dates
Application due date for 2021-2022 awards May 15
Field-specific experts review applications to short-list candidates End-June
USIEF informs the applicants about the review outcome Late July
National interviews of short-listed candidates in Delhi Mid-August
USIEF notifies principal and alternate nominees that they are recommended. Nominees take tests (such as TOEFL & GRE) End-August
USIEF forwards applications of recommended candidates to the U.S. for J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) approval and placement October
USIEF notifies finalists March-April
Pre-departure Orientation in India May
Pre-academic training in the U.S. (if required) July-August
Degree program begins August-September

Selection Criteria Under Fulbright Scholarship

The following selection criteria is needed to avail the benefit of Fulbright Scholarship India

  • An applicant must have higher education qualifications and professional competence
  • The communication skills of the candidate should the of high caliber and good in English
  • An applicant must be ready to serve their community and country
  • The selection will be made on the basis of the merit list
  • The candidate must be in need of research work
  • The candidate must have potential impact and benefits
  • An applicant must hold leadership qualities motivation the seriousness of purpose maturity and cultural adaptability
  • An applicant should be ready to contribute as a cultural ambassador.

Terms & Conditions

  • After the selection the applicant has been employed then he has to inform the employer in the prescribed format
  • The applicant who wants the grant request has to be made by the candidate to teen recommendation
  • This fellowship program is applied for the Applicant from four different institutions, in which candidates cannot apply to American institution themselves
  • An applicant can only apply for once in a year
  • The grant of the scholarship is available from 2 to 24 months
  • There is no age limit for this program anyone can apply for this

Eligibility Criteria

The following eligibility criteria is required to avail the benefit under Fulbright Scholarship India

  • An applicant must be a citizen of India and should have full knowledge of Indian culture and civilization
  • An applicant must have achieved academics and profession
  • The English of the candidate is flawless
  • The candidate must have to give an interview at the USIEF office in Delhi
  • The selection has been made of the candidate and he is eligible to take leave
  • Physical health is necessary as if the candidate is found and then he is not eligible to the Scheme
  • An applicant must have committed a statement that after completion of his study he must return to India
  • In the case of an applicant born a permanent resident then he should not apply doing this is not acceptable

Process To Apply For Fulbright Scholarship India

All the interested applicants who want to apply under Fulbright Scholarship India will have to follow the procedure given below

  • First, visit the Official Website of the United State Indian Education Foundation
  • You will land on the home page
 Fulbright Scholarship
 Fulbright Scholarship
  • Click on the option of Apply For Fulbright Scholarship India
  • The registration form will appear in front of you
  • Enter all the details that are asked in the form
  • After entering the details attached all your important documents.
  • Now click on the option of Submit
  • Through this, you can easily apply for Fulbright Scholarship India


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