Fulbright-Nehru Environmental Leadership Program fellowships are designed for mid-level Indian environment professionals in public/private sector or non-governmental organizations for up to four months.
Study Subject:Environmental Information/Systems Reporting, Environmental Education, Environmental Policy, Regulations and Law,Environmental Sciences and Toxicology, Environmental Management
Level:mid-level Indian environment professionals in public/private sector or non-governmental organizations
Scholarship Description: The program will combine short-term practical training/internship with opportunities for networking with American counterpart organizations. Selected fellows will be placed at U.S. environmental public/private or non-governmental organizations, academic institutions or research centers and environment related government agencies. Fellows will be expected to explore future linkages between Indian and American organizations with common agendas.
The fellowships provide round-trip economy class air travel from India to the U.S., a monthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, modest settling-in allowance and a professional allowance. No allowance or travel is provided for dependents and the stipend provided under the grant is not sufficient to support family members. Scholars with accompanying dependents must have adequate personal funds to support their stay in the U.S.
In addition the General Prerequisities for all, the application should:
*preferably have a master’s or a professional degree of at least four years duration;
*have at least five years of professional experience in the respective field; and
* preferably be 50 years of age or under.
Special attention will be given to applicants who demonstrate involvement in cooperative efforts between academia, research institutions, government, industry and non-governmental organizations to make practical contributions to environmental policies and programs
Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 July 2011