UCF Global Perspectives



The India Fellowship


The India Center at UCF (supported by The India Group Annual Fund and Endowed Fund, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund and the India Studies Fund of the Global Connections Foundation) and the Global Perspectives Office at UCF are pleased to provide an opportunity for an outstanding UCF student, undergraduate (at least junior level) or graduate, to serve as an India Fellow.

The selected student will work on a research project related to India under the direction of staff and scholars from The India Center (which is housed in the Department of Political Science, College of Sciences). In addition, India Fellows will contribute to the activities of the The India Center, the Global Perspectives Office and affiliated programs.

The weekly time commitment is approximately ten hours. India Fellows will receive $500.00 for the semester. Students aspiring to become India Fellows should have a minimum GPA of 3.5. A board of reviewers drawn from UCF and the community will evaluate applications and make selections. A one-page cover letter, a 5-10 page writing sample, an unofficial transcript and a resume with two listed references are required.

Fellowship Award: $500.00

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall 2017 – August 4, 2017
  • Spring 2018 – December 1, 2017

India Fellowship Application

If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Squires at (407) 823-0935 or Jessica.Squires@ucf.edu.