Fulbright Nehru Master’s Fellowship 2024-25, Eligibility, Last Date, Application Form, Rewards

Fulbright Nehru Master’s Fellowship 2024-25: is offered for pursuing a masters degree in some of the selected colleges and Universities of US.

Latest Update: Last date for submission of application form is soon updated.

The Fulbright Nehru Fellowship is offered to the highly motivated individuals who demonstrate leadership qualities, have completed the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree, have at least three years professional work experience, and are committed to return and contribute to their communities. Interested and eligible aspirants must fill Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship Application Form before the last date. For more details of the last date, selection process, rewards etc g through the article below.

See also: IET India Scholarships   || IIHS Urban Fellowship

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The Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Fellowships offered in the area of Arts and Culture Management including Heritage Conservation and Museum Studies; Environmental Science/Studies; Higher Education Administration; International Legal Studies; Public Administration; Public Health; Urban and Regional Planning; and Women’s Studies/Gender Studies. The duration of the fellowship is a for a period of on or two years.

Important Dates

Dates Events
May 15, 2024 Application due date for 2024-24 awards
Mid-June 2024 Field-specific experts review applications to short-list candidates
Mid-August 2024 National interviews of short-listed candidates in Delhi
End-August 2024 USIEF notifies principal and alternate nominees that they are recommended. Nominees take tests (like TOFEL & GRE)
October 2024 USIEF forwards applications of recommended candidates to the US for J. William Fullbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FSEB) approval and placement
March-April 2024 USIEF notifies finalists
May-June 2024 Pre-academic training in the US (if required)
July-August 2024 Degree program begins

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed an equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a recognized Indian university with at least 55% marks. Applicants should either possess a four-year bachelor’s degree or a completed master’s degree if the bachelor’s degree is of less than four years’ duration
  • Applicants must have at least three years’ full-time (paid) professional work experience relevant to your proposed field of study by the application deadline.
  • Applicants must not have another degree from a U.S. university or be enrolled in a U.S. degree program; and
  • If the applicant is employed then he/she must be eligible for leave.
  • Should demonstrate experience in leadership and community service.
  • In case if you are employed, please follow the instructions carefully regarding employer’s endorsement. If applicable, please obtain the endorsement from the appropriate administrative authority on the FN Masters Employer’s Endorsement Form. The employer must indicate that leave will be granted for the fellowship period.

How To Apply

  • Applications must be submitted online at apply.iie.org/ffsp2020
  • Please carefully review the FNMaster’s Applicant Instructions before starting your online application
  • Please refer to FNMaster’s Applicant Checklist before submitting the application
  • In addition, you must complete and upload the following documents on your online application.

Eligible Fields of Study

Each candidate need to choose one field of study that matches his/ her area of interest. The description of field is given below.

Public Administration: The study of management as it relates to the government sector (local, state, federal) or organizations serving the public.

Subspecialties include: non-profit management, healthcare management, policy analysis, international development, public sector management, public finance, and city/urban development, among others.

Arts and Culture Management including Heritage Conservation and Museum Studies: In this 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 candidates who pursuing graduate degrees in fine or applied art and design or art history, but for the management of the arts.

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.

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, and gender policy, among others.

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.

International Legal Studies: The study of all aspects of international legal studies including business law, commercial and trade law, employment and labor law, environmental law, global health law, human rights, intellectual property rights and law, international organizations, securities and financial regulations, litigation law, and tax law, 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, 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, transportation policy, planning and improvements, water and sanitation, town and rural planning, equitability, public space programming and governance, land use, community visioning, urban resilience, housing and real estate development, and waste management, among others.

Women’s Studies/Gender Studies: The study of issues relevant to women, feminism, and gender including development, health, history, education, sexuality, law, and policy, 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, use of technology in higher education, among others.

Full Bright Nehru Masters Fellowship Reward/ Grant Benefits

  • J-1 visa support
  • Round-trip economy class air travel from fellow’s home city to the host institution in the U.S.
  • Funding for tuition and fee, living and related costs; and
  • Accident and sickness coverage per U.S. Government guidelines.

Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship Application Form

Aspirants need to fill Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship Application Form through its official portal and submit it online before May 15, 2024 (expected).


  • Candidate can apply for only “One” Fulbright-Nehru fellowship category during a competition cycle.
  • Extensions and Transfer of visa sponsorship will not be permitted.
  • In case if there is plagiarism in the application then it will lead to disqualification.
  • Unless otherwise specified, Fulbright-Nehru applications are to be submitted online.
  • Those applications which are received after the deadline will not be considered.

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