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President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open01-Mar-2017
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AwardFull tuition fee waiver, $18000 (9 months period) and $2000 per month upto four years
EligibilityPostgraduate, PhD
Scholarship provider contact details

University of South Florida, 4202 E, Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620, USA, 8139742011

What is President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship 2017?

The University of South Florida invites applications for the President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship 2017. This fellowship is for those students who are post-graduated from India and wanted to pursue PhD from the University of Florida. Before applying for the fellowship, applicants need to generate university id number. Interested students must have to submit two letter of references from an academic or professional letterhead. Scholars will get a tuition fee waiver for up to four years, a stipend of $18,000 over the 9 months period and $2,000 per month for up to four years.


Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • The student must be a postgraduate, want to do PhD.
  • Must have a university id number at the University of South Florida (USF).


How can you apply ?

The application can be done online first and then by email by the following steps:

Step 1: Go to the website.

Step 2: Read all the details there.

Step 3: Generate your University of South Florida (USF id) number by giving your name, email id and password from here.

Step 4: Now, click on create a new account.

Step 5: USF id will be sent to your email id.

Step 6: Fill the form completely.

Step 7: Attach these four documents:

  • Statement of Purpose outlining your interest in this fellowship and your interest of subject for PhD.
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae including academic and scholarly activity.
  • Statement on intended research for your PhD degree.
  • Two letters of recommendation on academic and/or professional letterhead.

Step 8: The form along with all the document should be sent by email to by 1st March 2017.


Q. Where is USF? Where is Tampa?
The University of South Florida is located about a 15-minute drive north of Downtown Tampa on the beautiful sunny west coast of Florida.

Q. What programs do you have?
The university offers more than 130-degree programs at the graduate, specialist and doctoral levels. You can see the full list of graduate programs and concentrations on our Academics page.

Q. How many students are at USF? How many international students are there?
 Across the USF System our totals are as follows:

  • Total Enrollment: 47,600
  • Undergraduate:36,200
  • Graduate: 9,550
  • International Students: 2,100
  • Non-Degree Seeking: 2,100
  • Number of Countries Represented: More than 150
  • Alumni: USF has more than 260,000 Alumni representing over 117 countries

Terms and Conditions

Apply to the academic program as early as possible and the dates may vary up to the program. The decisions will be announced in the mid of the May 2017.

Interested students to pursue a PhD degree in the following subject/discipline are eligible to apply:

  • Applied Anthropology
  • Applied Physics
  • Business PhD programs
  • Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Criminology
  • Integrative Biology
  • Marine Science
  • Psychology

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