2018 Grant Recipients

USIEF announces the recipients of the U.S.-India 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Awards.

The United States-India Educational Foundation announces the four institutional partnership projects selected from the sixth round of U.S.-India 21st Century Knowledge Initiative awards. The initiative aims to strengthen collaboration and build partnerships between American and Indian institutions of higher education. Each project can be utilized over a two-year period, with the aim of encouraging mutual understanding, educational reform, economic growth and development of junior faculty at Indian and American institutions of higher learning.


U.S.-led Partnerships:


MGH Institute of Health Professions, MA
Project Title: Building Capacity in Interprofessional Health Professions Education
Partner Institution: Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
Executive Summary: Click here


Baylor University, TX
Project Title: Indo-U.S. Collaborative Initiative to Transform Research Education Capacity in Simulation and Virtual Reality Simulation to Improve Community Health Outcomes in Karnataka, India
Partner Institution: Bangalore Baptist Hospital Nursing Institute and Medical Training Hospital, Bengaluru
Executive Summary: Click here


The University of Iowa, IA
Project Title: A Global Engineering Training Model for Sustainable Water Development in Resource-Constrained Communities
Partner Institution: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee & S.M. Sehgal Foundation, Gurgaon
Executive Summary: Click here


Salisbury University, MD
Project Title: Interactive Design Documentary as a Method for Civic Engagement: Implementing Curriculum in Emerging Areas of Interactive Documentary Filmmaking and Community Engagement in India (iDoc)
Partner Institution: Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune
Executive Summary: Click here