USIEF-Fellowship - Flipbook - Page 7
* USIEF funding may not cover all costs and the
fellow may need to supplement grant benefits with
In addition to the General Prerequisites (page 28),
must have completed an equivalent of a U.S.
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 postgraduate diploma from a
recognized Indian institution, if the bachelor's
degree is of less than four years' duration;
must have at least three years' full-time (paid)
professional work experience relevant to the
proposed field of study by the application
should demonstrate experience in leadership
and community service;
must not have another degree from a U.S.
university or be enrolled in a U.S. degree
if employed, should follow the instructions
carefully regarding employer's endorsement.
If applicable, obtain the endorsement from the
appropriate administrative authority on the
FNMasters Employer's Endorsement Form.
The employer must indicate that leave will be
granted for the fellowship period. The
applicant can download the FNMasters
Employer's Endorsement Form from the
Fields of Study
Each applicant must choose one field of study
that matches his/her chief area of interest. The
following field descriptions are illustrative, and
applicants should note that individual academic
host institution programs of study may differ in
course offerings, subspecialties, and academic
Applications are invited in the following fields
Arts and Culture Management including
Heritage Conservation and Museum
Studies: The study of all aspects of art and
culture management, including arts
administration, heritage conservation and
museum studies, management of profit and
not-for-profit art institutions, among others.
These fellowships are not for pursuing
graduate degrees in fine or applied art and
design or art history, but for the management
of the arts.
Economics: The study of production, demand
and allocation of resources in society,
economic trends, effects of government
economic policy on the economy.
Subspecialties include: development
economics, international economics,
macroeconomics, microeconomics, labor
economics, agricultural economics, and public
finance, among others.
Environmental Science/Studies: The study of
the environment in all its complexities.
Subspecialties 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,
curriculum design, learning assessment,
financial management, alumni and community
relations, internationalization of higher
education, quality assurance, and use of
technology in higher education, among others.
“The program at the Yale School of Environment taught me how to interpret
environment justice from a multicultural perspective while seeking solutions for
global problems. I had the opportunity to work on a gamut of topics ranging from large
scale urbanization to carbon dioxide removal technologies which enhanced my the
oretical understanding and prepared me for a role in policymaking and analysis.”
- Radhika Sundaresan, 2019 Fulbright-Nehru Master's Fellow at Yale University, New Haven, CT