The program is for highly motivated individuals who demonstrate leadership qualities, have completed the equivalent of a US bachelor’s degree, have at least three years professional work experience, and are committed to return and contribute to their communities. The fellowships are for one to two years.Each applicant should choose one field of study that matches his/her chief area of interest. The following field descriptions are illustrative and applicants should note that individual academic host institution programs of study may differ in course offerings, subspecialties, and academic requirements.
-In addition to the General Prerequisites, the applicant should: have completed an equivalent of a US bachelor’s degree from a recognized Indian university with at least 55% marks. -Applicants should either possess a four-year bachelor’s degree or a completed master’s degree, if the bachelor’s degree is of less than four years’ duration; -have at least three years’ full time (paid or voluntary) professional or work experience relevant to their proposed field of study; -experience in leadership and community service; should not have another degree from a US university or be enrolled in a US degree program; -and preferably be in the age group of 25-30 years.