2022-2023 Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar

The Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar (IEAS) aims to provide Indian college and university administrators the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the U.S. higher education system.

 

The two-week U.S. visit in October/November 2022 will enable participants to learn about various facets of U.S. higher education, including the types of institutions, accreditation, curriculum development, fund-raising, student services and international education on U.S. campuses, as well as share knowledge on Indian higher education. Topics addressed during visits and meetings at select campuses and organizations will also include research collaborations, faculty and student exchanges, and study abroad.

 

This seminar is designed for Indian college and university administrators with at least two years of experience in international program development and management at their institutions in India. Applicants must be middle to senior-level college or university administrators (vice-chancellors, deans, directors of international centres or offices, foreign student advisors, registrars etc.) who have substantial responsibility for enhancing the international dimension of their institutions and who wish to build capacity of their faculty and students through international collaborations and exchange and innovative curricular design.

 

Grant Benefits

Selected participants will receive J-1 visa support, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, round-trip economy class air travel from India to the U.S., travel within the U.S., lodging and a per-diem. Dependents are not allowed to accompany during the seminar.

Eligibility Requirements

In addition to the General Prerequisites, the applicant:

  • should be mid to senior-level college or university administrators (vice-chancellors, deans, directors of international centers/offices, foreign student advisors, or registrars etc.) working at Indian institutions;
  • must have at least two years’ experience in the relevant field;
  • should have responsibility of enhancing the international dimension of their institutions and should wish to build capacity of their faculty and students through international collaborations and exchange and innovative curricular design; and
  • should have a high level of academic/professional achievement.


NOTE: Previous F-N IEAS scholars are not eligible to apply for this competition.

How to Apply

  1. Applications must be submitted online at: https://apply.iie.org/fvsp2022
     
  2. Review the Application Instructions carefully before starting your online application.
     
  3. Please refer to FNIEAS Applicant Checklist before submitting the application.
     
  4. You must complete and upload the Statement of Purpose on your online application.
     
  5. You must complete and upload Letter of Support from Home Institution on your online application.

In case of queries, please contact Viji Shibu Ninan, Program Coordinator-Indian Program, USIEF, 12 Hailey Road, New Delhi 110 001, phone 011 4209 0947, email: ieas@usief.org.in

 

Application Deadline: October 14, 2021, 23:59:59 hrs (IST)

 

Timeline and Placement Process

October 14, 2021 Application deadline for 2022-2023 awards
Early December 2021 Experts review applications to short-list candidates for interviews
Early January 2022 USIEF informs the applicants about the review outcome
Early-February 2022 National interviews of short-listed candidates
Mid-February 2022 Principal and alternate nominees are notified
March 2022 USIEF forwards applications of recommended candidates to the U.S. for J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) approval and placement
October/November 2022 Program begins

 

IMPORTANT:

You can apply for only ONE Fulbright-Nehru fellowship category during a competition cycle.

 

Candidates cannot apply for Fulbright-Nehru and Fulbright-Kalam grants in the same academic year.

 

Plagiarism in the application will lead to disqualification.

 

Unless otherwise specified, Fulbright-Nehru applications are to be submitted online.

 

Applications received after the deadline will NOT be considered.

 

Extensions and Transfer of visa sponsorship will not be permitted.

 

Prospective Fulbright participants should be aware that public health conditions, availability of consular services and travel, as well as U.S. institutional operating status and policies may affect their ability to travel to the U.S. and participate in academic programs.