Fulbright-Nehru Masters Scholarships 2023-2024

Fulbright-Nehru Masters Scholarships 2023-2024

Fulbright-Nehru Masters Scholarships 2023-2024. Notification of Fulbright-Nehru Masters Scholarships 2023-2024. Fulbright-Nehru Masters Scholarships for Indians 2023. Interested and eligible applicants can check full details below

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The Fulbright-Nehru Masters Scholarships are designed for outstanding Indians to pursue a master’s degree program in selected US colleges and universities in the fields of arts and cultural management, including heritage conservation and museum studies; Economy; environmental sciences/studies; Higher Education Administration; International affairs; international legal studies; journalism and mass communication; Public administration; Public health; Urban and regional planning; and feminist/gender studies.

These scholarships are for highly motivated individuals who demonstrate leadership qualities, have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree, have at least three years of work experience, and are committed to returning and contributing to their communities. Fellowships are for one to two years.

Grant Benefits

The scholarship will provide J-1 visa assistance, round-trip economy-class air travel from the scholar’s ​​home city to the host institution in the United States, tuition funding, and expenses, living and related expenses, and accident and illness coverage in accordance with U.S. government guidelines. *

The Fulbright-Nehru Masters Scholarships do not provide any funding

care of dependents.

*USIEF funding may not cover all costs and the fellow may need to supplement grant benefits with other resources.

Eligibility criteria

In addition to the general prerequisites, candidates –

  • must have obtained the equivalent of an American 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 graduate degree from a recognized Indian institution, if the bachelor’s degree is less than four years;
  • must have at least three years of full-time (paid) work experience relevant to the proposed field of study by the application deadline;
  • must demonstrate leadership and community service experience;
  • must not have another degree from a US university or be enrolled in a US degree program; and
  • if employed, they must carefully follow the instructions regarding employer approval. If applicable, obtain approval from the appropriate administrative authority on the FNMasters Employer Approval Form. The employer must indicate that leave will be granted for the fellowship period. The applicant can download the FNMasters Employer Endorsement Form from the USIEF website.

Fields of study

Each applicant should choose a field of study that matches their primary area of ​​interest. The following field descriptions are provided for guidance only and applicants should note that the study programs at each host academic institution may differ in course offering, sub-specialties and academic requirements.

Applications are invited only in the following areas:

  • Arts and Culture Management including Heritage Conservation and Museum Studies – The study of all aspects of arts and culture management, including arts administration, heritage conservation and museum studies, management of for-profit and non-profit arts institutions, among others . These scholarships are not for pursuing higher education in fine or applied arts and design or art history, but for arts management.
  • Economy – The study of the production, demand and allocation of resources in society, economic trends, the effects of government economic policy on the economy. Sub-specialties include: Development Economics, International Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Agricultural Economics, and Public Finance, among others.
  • Science/Environmental Studies – The study of the environment in all its complexities. Sub-specialties include environmental toxicology, natural resource management, pollution prevention, environmental law, environmental engineering, and environmental policy analysis, among others.
  • Higher Education Administration – The study of all aspects of higher education administration, including policy planning and management, student affairs, academic affairs, admissions and enrollment management, program design, learning assessment, financial management, alumni and community relations, internationalization of higher education, quality assurance and the use of technology in higher education, among others.
  • International Affairs – The study of international relations with reference to foreign policy, conflict resolution, international security and strategic issues, international economic policy, environmental and energy policy, refugee and migration issues, human rights man and gender politics, among others.
  • International Legal Studies – The study of all aspects of international legal studies, including business law, commercial and commercial law, employment and labor law, environmental law, global health law, human rights, intellectual property rights and law, international organizations, securities and financial regulation, litigation law, and tax law, among others.
  • Journalism and mass communication – The study of all aspects of mass communication, including individual and convergent media platforms such as print, broadcast and new media. Sub-specialties include Media Management and Communications Research and Strategy. Sub-specialties include media management, print journalism, online journalism, broadcast journalism (radio, television, internet), and communications research and strategy, among others.
  • Public administration – The study of management as it relates to the government sector (local, state, federal) or organizations serving the public. Sub-specialties include policy analysis, nonprofit management, international development, public sector management, public finance, health care management, and urban/urban development, among others.
  • Public health – The study of all aspects of public health, including biostatistics, environmental and occupational health, epidemiology, health law, bioethics and human rights, health policy and management. health, public health delivery systems, international health and reproductive, maternal and child health, among others.
  • Urban and regional planning – The study of all aspects of urban and regional planning, including sustainable infrastructure, transport policy, planning and improvements, water and sanitation, urban and rural planning, equity, programming and governance of public spaces, land use, community vision, urban resilience, housing and real estate development and waste management, among others.
  • Feminist Studies/Gender Studies – The study of issues relating to women, feminism and gender, including development, health, history, education, sexuality, law and politics, among others.

How to register

  1. Applications should be submitted online at: https://apply.iie.org/ffsp2023
  2. Please carefully read the FNMaster Candidate Instructions before starting your online application
  3. Please refer to FNMaster Candidate Checklist before submitting the request
  4. In addition, you must complete and upload the following documents to your online application:
    Appendix of the FNMaster candidate

    FNMaster Employer Endorsement Form (if applicable)

Application Deadline – May 16, 2022, 23:59:59 (IST)

Timeline and investment process

May 16, 2022 Application Deadline for 2023-2024 Scholarships
End of June 2022 Domain-specific experts review applications
End of July 2022 USIEF Notifies Candidates of Examination Result
End of August 2022 National interviews of shortlisted candidates
Early September 2022 The USIEF informs the incumbent and alternate candidates. Candidates take tests (such as TOEFL and GRE)
October 2022 USIEF forwards applications from recommended candidates to the United States for approval and placement from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB)
March/April 2023 USIEF Notifies Finalists
May/June 2023 Orientation before departure
July/August 2023 Pre-university training in the United States (if necessary)
August/September 2023 The diploma program begins

Placement of successful candidates is carried out by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in New York. Recommended candidates are not required to apply alone to US institutions. The IIE/Fulbright program will apply to four different institutions on their behalf, taking into account applicants’ preferred institutions and applicants’ competitiveness. If a recommended candidate has previously applied to U.S. institutions and requested a deferral from the institution, the candidate should notify USIEF immediately.

For any queries contact: [email protected]


  • You may only apply for ONE Fulbright-Nehru scholarship category during a competition cycle.
  • Candidates cannot apply for Fulbright-Nehru and Fulbright-Kalam scholarships in the same academic year.
  • Plagiarism in the application will result in disqualification.
  • Unless otherwise specified, Fulbright-Nehru applications must be submitted online.
  • Applications received after the deadline will NOT be considered.
  • Visa sponsorship extensions and transfers will not be permitted.
  • Prospective Fulbright participants should be aware that public health conditions, the availability of consular services and travel, and the status and operating policies of U.S. institutions may affect their ability to travel to the United States and participate in university programs.

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