Indian Alumni

United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) has nearly 7,000 Indian alumni including over 5,000 Fulbrighters.  Representing all walks of life, these alumni form a vibrant and dynamic community.


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We encourage returning Indian Fulbrighters to contact Alumnichapter leaders in their vicinity for membership.


USIEF invites its Indian alumni to share their accomplishments, experiences, suggestions and continue to remain connected.  To update profiles and share news, alumni should click here

If you haven’t already, please join the State Alumni website  Open to all past and current participants of US government sponsored exchange programs, it is a global platform for alumni to network and grow.


USIEF has 18 alumni chapters all over India.Click here for the alumni chapters’ list. USIEF encourages returning Indian Fulbrighters to contact the chapter leaders in their vicinity for membership. 


Activities that these chapters conduct include:


  • events for new and returning Fulbrighters;
  • information sessions on Fulbright-Nehru and other USIEF administered fellowship opportunities;
  • seminars and/or public lectures on topics related to contemporary issues; and
  • mentoring programs for prospective applicants.


USIEF organizes seminars, workshops and round tables to promote engagement of alumni with local communities. USIEF encourages synergy among Fulbright, East-West Center, Ford Foundation International Fellowship and other US Dept of State program alumni.


USIEF welcomes proposals from alumni for cost-shared events in collaboration with current US Fulbrighters in India and recent Indian Fulbright returnees.  Please contact Dr. Sudarsan Dash, Senior Program Manager, Indian Program, at USIEF-Delhi, +91-11-4209-0945 or for details.


Click here for a list of US Fulbrighters currently in India. If you need more information on US scholars, contact S.K. Bharathi at USIEF-Delhi, +91-11-4209-0931, Click here to see the disciplines and coordinates of recently returned Indian Fulbrighters. If you need more information on Indian scholars, contact Viji Ninan at USIEF-Delhi, +91-11-4209-0947 or