The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) announce the Fulbright-Nehru-CII Fellowships for Leadership in Management for the academic year 2013-2014.The Tepper School of Business is one of the world’s premier centers for teaching and research in business management. The Tepper School of Business faculty members have won wide acclaim, including eight Nobel Prizes in economics.The anchor of the Fulbright scholars’ ten-week experience at Carnegie Mellon University is their participation in the four week Global Leadership Executive Forum. The goal of this program is to improve the management of global corporations by significantly enhancing the strategic thinking and leadership skills of executives in upper-middle to senior management. Learning comes from inside as well as outside the classroom via interactive lectures, case studies, team exercises, and integrated project work. Participants actively engage with world-class faculty, business leaders. During the four week Global Leadership Executive Forum, Fulbright Fellows join other international executives from around the world, who are also being groomed by their organization’s to progress to more senior and international leadership roles. What it COvers: Indian business managers, whose employers would be willing to bear 50% (US$ 18,850) of the total cost (US$ 37,700), may compete to attend a specially designed 10-week management program at the Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, from May 22-July 30, 2013.
-Be a responsible Indian citizen who can contribute to a full and fair picture of the culture and civilization of India, and thereby help to promote understanding and friendship between the peoples of the United States of America and India; -Have a graduate degree; Have at least five years of managerial experience in an industry; -Preferably be 45 years of age or under; Be in good health; be present in India at the time of submitting the application and interview. If you will be abroad, please keep us informed; -Not residing in the United States; -Not be applying for or holding permanent residence (green card) in the United States; -not have been in the US during the past three years on a teaching, research, study or professional assignment for a continuous period of three months or more, at the time of submitting the application. -In addition, you should not be in the US for a period of three months or more on a teaching, research or professional assignment during the application cycle (November 2012 to May 2013); -and Give an undertaking to return to India on the completion of the fellowship; -Produce an undertaking from the employer that it would be willing to bear 50% of the total cost. (Applications without this undertaking will not be considered).