Name: Fulbright-Nehru-CII Fellowships for Leadership in Management

Institutes: The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)


  • 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,
  • Participation is inclusive of  the four-week Global Leadership Executive Forum (GLEF), an outstanding general management program offered by the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Bosch Institute. The flagship program by which the Carnegie Bosch Institute is known worldwide, presents, synthesizes, and applies knowledge about the multi-cultural professional environment in an intensive format.

Important: Organizations are requested to nominate up to ten candidates only.

Dates of the Programmes: May 22-July 30, 2013.

Venue: The Tepper School of Business, USA

Selected Topics:

  • Global Vision and Strategy – Creating the Modern Global Enterprise
  • Global Megatrends
  • Global Markets and Corporate Performance
  • Corporate Strategy and Renewable Advantage
  • Market Leadership and Global Marketing Strategy
  • Developing and Communicating a Leadership Point of View
  • Star Performers
  • Multicultural Management
  • Creating Value in Cultural Diversity
  • Organizational Culture and Managing Change
  • Power in Informal Networks – Leading Beyond Hierarchy
  • Negotiating and Leadership Communication
  • Leadership Techniques from Performing Arts
  • Creative Problem Solving


  • 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  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, 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).


  • J-1 visa support
  • Round-trip economy class air ticket between the executive’s home town/city of work in India and Pittsburgh
  • Tuition fees
  • Maintenance allowance in the US
  • Settling-in allowance
  • Accident and sickness coverage per US Government guidelines

How to Apply:

Click here to download application form

Send it along with a Confidential Letter of Reference, curriculum vitae; photocopies of certificates/mark-sheets to Ms. Amarpreet Kaur or to Dr. Sudarsan Dash

Application Deadline: November 15, 2012

For details Click here


Dr. Sudarsan Dash,
Senior Program Manager, Indian Program,
United States-India Educational Foundation,
Fulbright Commission in India, 12 Hailey Road,
New Delhi 110 001
Phone: 011 42090945

Ms. Amarpreet Kaur, Executive,
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII),
249-F, Udyog Vihar Phase IV,
Gurgaon 122 015, Haryana,
Phone: 0124 4014060-67

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