PRESIDENT A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM POSTGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP (for Indian citizens only)

  • Fully Funded
  • University of South Florida
  • PhD
  • Anthropology, Applied Physics, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology +5 More, Chemistry, Engineering, Criminology, Marine Sciences, Psychology
  • USA, India
  • 02/03/2020
Expired in
02/03/2020

Scholarship Description:

PRESIDENT A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM POSTGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP (for Indian citizens only) is open for Indian Students only. The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of Anthropology, Applied Physics, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Criminology, Marine Sciences, Psychology taught at University of South Florida . The deadline of the scholarship is expired at 03 Feb 2020.

Degree Level:

PRESIDENT A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM POSTGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP (for Indian citizens only) is available to undertake PhD level programs at University of South Florida.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Anthropology
  • Applied Physics
  • Business Administration
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Criminology
  • Marine Sciences
  • Psychology

Scholarship Benefits:

The University of South Florida will:

  • Waive all tuition for a total of up to four years.
  • Contribute a stipend of $22,000 that is payable in three installments of $8000 each in the fall and spring semesters and $6000 in the summer semester. In addition to waiving tuition fees, this award covers health insurance and other fees.
  • The stipends will be payable by USF once the winner of the President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship at the University of South Florida is enrolled at the university for his/her first term.

All other costs (e.g., airfare, housing at USF, etc.) will be met by the awardee.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be an indian by nationality.
  • Candidates must have submitted an application for the PhD program in any of the subjects listed below to USF (https://www.usf.edu/admissions/) and secured a USF ID.
  • Candidates must meet all eligibility requirements for the program of their choice.
  • Candidates must have graduated from or are about to graduate from an Indian University.

Application Procedure:

The deadline to apply for the A.P.J. Kalam Fellowship is February 3, 2020.

All candidates must have submitted a USF graduate application and established a university ID number at the USF graduate admissions portal prior to submitting the Kalam Fellowship form. Once admitted to USF, the awardee will comply with all USF regulations, processes and procedures and all applicable law. To submit the A.P.J. Kalam application, candidates must scan the following materials and email them to [email protected] in one composite PDF (please do not send .jpeg files):

  • Postgraduate Fellowship Form (Download here)
  • A brief letter outlining your interest in the Fellowship and your proposed area of study.
  • Curriculum Vitae including your current occupation, your academic and professional experience/achievement and evidence of scholarly activity
  • Statement on intended research for your Ph.D. degree under the Kalam Fellowship
  • Two Letters of Recommendation on academic and/or professional letterhead
  • Some programs may require a GRE score; please check with individual departments' requirements

 Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply to their academic program as early as possible. Admissions dates vary depending on program; be sure to check online for your prospective program.  

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