When someone starts working, there done. Usually there is no personal growth from that point on. However there are many fellowships that provides personal development for professionals. This post list some of these top professional fellowships.



1. Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships


Duration: Four to nine months

Allowances: The fellowship offers round-trip economy class air travel between India and the U.S, a monthly stipend, accident and sickness benefit, settling-in allowance, and a professional allowance.

Eligibility: a. A Ph.D. degree or equivalent published work with at least five years of relevant teaching/research experience

b. Or personnel who are outside academia, a Master's degree or equivalent published work with recognized professional standing and at least five years relevant experience

c. Significant publications in the domain

Application Deadline: July 15, 2016

2. Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar


Duration: Two weeks

Allowances: Round-trip economy class air travel from India to the U.S., travel within the U.S., lodging and a per-diem.

Eligibility: a. At least 2 years’ experience in international education

b. be mid to senior-level college or university administrators (deans, department heads, directors of international centers/offices, foreign student advisors, or registrars etc.) working at Indian institutions.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2016

3. International Leaders in Education Program


ILEP is a merit-based open competition.

Eligibility: a. Be full time school teachers (6th to 12th grades) in a school that serves a primarily local (not expatriate) population

b. Five or more years of classroom experience in ILEP teaching disciplines: English, English as a Foreign Language (EFL), Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, or Special Education;

c. Live and teach in the states of Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli

d. Have earned a Bachelor’s degree with a teacher training degree

e. Obtain a minimum score of 500 on paper based TOEFL or 61 on an internet based TOEFL

Allowances: -1 visa support, A pre-departure orientation held in India, Round-trip airfare to and , within the U.S, Academic program fees, Housing, and meals, Accident and sickness medical insurance coverage, Transportation to the practicum school (if necessary), A daily allowance, A book/professional development allowance and A baggage/shipping allowance

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2016

4. The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships


The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships is provided by Australian Government for International students.

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships
The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Allowance: AUD$272,500. $3,000 travel allowance, $2,000 establishment allowance, $3,000 monthly stipend, tuition, student service and amenities fees and health and travel insurance.

Last date for Application:  30 June 2016

5. Commonwealth Professional Fellowships


Fellowships for mid-career professionals from developing countries. They can spend a period of time at a UK host organisation for professional development.

Eligibility: Five years’ relevant work experience working in development-related organisations

Areas: Agriculture / fisheries / forestry, Economic growth, Education, Engineering / science / technology, Environment
Governance, Public health

Duration: Between one and three months. Up to a maximum of six months

Contact: India
(for awards to Indian citizens)
Deputy Educational Adviser
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Department of Higher Education
A.2/W-4 Curzon Road Barracks
Kasturba Gandhi Marg
New Delhi 110 001
India
Tel: +91 11 2338 4501
Fax: +91 11 2338 1355
www.education.nic.in
(for awards tenable in India)

Director General
Indian Council for Cultural Relations
Azad Bhavan Indraprastha Estate
New Delhi 110 002
India
Tel: +91 11 2337 9309/9310
Fax: +91 11 2337 8647
www.iccrindia.net


A leadership program that provide intensive training in leadership and an opportunity to interact with personnel from more than 25 countries.

Duration: Seven-week

Eligibility: Aged between 32-45

Allowances: Tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses

Read more:

1. List of Best International Fellowships for Indians for Masters Programs


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