The Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowships 2024

Deadline: July 15 | The Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowships 2024
Eligibility: India

The Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowships 2024are designed to build long-term capacity to address climate change-related issues in India and the U.S.

  1. Research: Applicants must demonstrate the relevance of the proposed research to India and/or the U.S., its benefit to the applicant’s institution, the feasibility of accomplishing the research goal within the stipulated period, and the need to carry out the research in the U.S.
  2. Teaching: Indian academics and professionals contribute to the internationalization of the curriculum at their U.S. host institutions and the understanding of recent developments not just in India but globally. The recipient will teach courses individually or team-teach.
  3. Research and Teaching: Applicants will carry out a combination of research and teaching activities at the U.S. host institution. They must specify the percentage of the grant for each activity and define this in the project statement. For instance, if the plan is to spend 60 percent of the grant duration for research and 40 percent for teaching, the project statement should demonstrate this allocation. Teaching could include courses (individually or team-taught) or a series of seminars at the U.S. institution.

Grant Benefits

These fellowships provide J-1 visa support, a monthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, round-trip economy class air travel between India and the U.S., a modest settling-in allowance, and a professional allowance.

Eligibility Requirements

In addition to the General Prerequisites:

  • Faculty/researchers must have a Ph.D. degree with at least five years of relevant teaching/research/professional experience;
  • Professionals outside academe must have a master’s degree with recognized professional standing and at least five years of relevant experience;
  • The applicant should upload a recent significant publication (copy of paper/article) in the online application (not exceeding 30 pages); and
  • If the applicant is employed, they must follow the instructions carefully regarding employer’s endorsement. The employer must indicate that leave will be granted for the fellowship period. The applicant must obtain the endorsement from the appropriate administrative authority on the Letter of Support from Home Institution.
Application Link: Apply here

For More Information visit Fulbright’s official website | The Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowships 2024


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