Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Ford Fellowships

The Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program provides opportunities for advanced study for exceptional candidates. Support is provided up to three years of formal graduate-level study leading to a master's or doctoral degree. Once selected, Fellows may enrol in an appropriate university programme anywhere in the world, including their country of residence. Fellowship covers financial assistance for travel, living expenses, tuition and related costs for the actual degree programme, short-term pre-fellowship training, including language study and courses in research and computer skills. Applicants should be Indian nationals and hold a bachelor's or a master's degree from a recognised Indian university with at least 55 per cent marks. Candidates applying for Ph.D. programmes should have completed master's degree with at least 60 per cent marks, and should have at least two years' full-time work experience relevant to their proposed area of study. IFP support will not exceed three years. Fellows who wish to study overseas will have to take TOEFL or IELTS language proficiency tests. For Information on application process, contact United States Educational Foundation in India (USEFI), or Ford Foundation, International Fellowships Program, 12, Hailey Road, New Delhi - 110 001, India; Ph: 011-2335 8893. Website -

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