APJ Abdul Kalam Fellowship Summer Training Program 2019 Application Form

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APJ Abdul Kalam Fellowship Summer Training Program 2019 Application Form

This Postgraduate Fellowship has been announced by the University of South Florida (USF) in honor of Late President of India Shri APJ Abdul Kalam. Shri Kalam visited the University of South Florida (USF) in 2012 and is remembered affectionately by USF.


The Abdul Kalam Fellowship Program is specifically meant for Indian students who want to pursue a Ph.D degree. Selected candidate will be provided with a golden opportunity to continue his/ her doctorate degree from the University of South Florida.

  • One Postgraduate Fellowship award will be offered each academic year by USF.

Important Dates For Abdul Kalam Fellowship Program

Event Date
Announcement of Fellowship 15th October 2018 
Application Process Starts 1st December 2018
USF Graduate Admissions Office Deadline 15th February 2019
Kalam Application Deadline 1st March 2019 
Winner Announcement 1st June 2019

Eligibility Criteria For APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Fellowship

  • The student award will be offered to a student who graduated from or is about to graduate from an Indian University.
  • Applicant must be seeking to pursue a Ph.D degree in the following subject/discipline at the University of South Florida:
  1. Applied Anthropology
  2. Applied Physics
  3. Business Ph.D. programs
  4. Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology
  5. Chemistry
  6. Computer Science & Engineering
  7. Engineering
  8. Criminology
  9. Integrative Biology
  10. Marine Science
  11. Psychology

Funding Process For APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Internship Program

  • The university will waive all Tuition Fees for up to 4 years.
  • Stipend of $22,000 will awarded to the winner in 3 installments.
  • 2 installments of $8000 each will be payable in the fall and spring semesters while 3rd installment of $6000 will be paid in the summer semester.
  • In addition, the University will pay full-time tuition (up to 12 credits per semester) for graduate-level credit hours taken at USF that count toward your graduate degree.
  • The stipends will payable once the winner of the Fellowship is enrolled at the university for his/her first term.
  • All other costs (e.g., airfare, housing at USF, etc.) will be borne by the awardee.

Selection Criteria For APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Training Program

  • The Postgraduate Fellowship will awarded to the laudable students have exceptional academic credentials and a passion for the STEM fields of study.
  • Applicants will selected on the basis of experience in his or her discipline, research productivity, and professional contributions and achievements to the field.

How to Apply For APJ Abdul Kalam Fellowship 2019 ?

  • You need to download the application form from the official website i.e. www.usf.edu.
  • Fill up the required fields in the form.
  • Attach the required documents as well.
  • Now, you need to send the scanned application form and the documents in one composite PDF file to the email address KalamFellowship@usf.edu.

Documents Required For APJ Abdul Kalam Fellowship

  • A brief letter outlining your interest in the Fellowship and your proposed area of study.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) 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 (LOR) on academic and/or professional letterhead.

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