Fulbright Specialist projects are designed to provide U.S. faculty and professionals with opportunities to collaborate with professional counterparts at Indian academic institutions on curriculum and faculty development, institutional planning and a variety of other activities.
Fulbright Specialists may engage in following activities:
Conduct needs assessments, surveys, institutional or programmatic research at Indian post-secondary, degree granting academic institutions
Take part in specialized academic programs and conferences in conjunction with other scheduled activities
Consult with administrators and instructors of Indian post-secondary, degree granting institutions on faculty development
Present lectures at graduate and undergraduate levels
Participate in or lead seminars or workshops at Indian post-secondary, degree granting academic institutions
Develop and/or assess academic curricula or educational materials at Indian post-secondary, degree granting academic institutions
Conduct teacher-training programs at the degree granting level
Note: Personal research is not funded via the Fulbright Specialist Program.
Duration of Grant:
A Fulbright Specialist project ranges from two to six weeks. The grant period for a project is determined by the host institution and includes travel days to and from the host institution as well as weekends.
Costs for Fulbright Specialist grants are shared by the host institution and the U.S. Department of State.
Eligibility: U.S. university faculty and professionals
Please contact Dr. Girish Kaul at USIEF for additional information.