UCF Global Perspectives



The India Fellowship

The India Center at UCF and the Global Perspectives Office 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 conduct a research project related to India, under the direction of Global Perspectives Office staff, with the aim of producing a final paper that is worthy of publication. Fellows are provided a research space in a globally oriented environment that encourages educational and professional development. The fellowship aims to enrich the student’s academic credentials, providing an excellent opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of India through the student’s independent research.

The India Fellow will receive $500.00 for the semester. All financial aid rules and regulations apply.* Students aspiring to become India Fellows should have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and be actively enrolled in courses for the semester in which they are selected as a fellow. 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 2018 – August 3, 2018
  • Spring 2019 – November 30, 2018

India Fellowship Application

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


*Financial recipients please note: awards and scholarships are considered a “resource” and must be included in a student’s financial aid budget. If you are awarded a scholarship that exceeds your financial aid cost, a reduction or payment of financial aid may occur.