The United States Institute of Peace wishes to invite applicants to apply for India-Pakistan Research Fellowship. The fellowship is available to conduct work on India-Pakistan conflict resolution to expand and deepen our analytic work in this field through research, convening and publications.

The aim of the fellowship is to support growing body of work on India, Pakistan and the U.S. role in supporting regional stability in South Asia.

Level/Field of Study

Research fellowship is awarded in the field of India-Pakistan conflict.

Host Institution/Country

United States Institute of Peace, USA

Value/Duration of Award

The fellow would receive a stipend of $10,000 per month.

Target Group

Indian, Pakistani and U.S applicants can apply for the fellowship.


Applicants must meet the following area for the fellowship:

  • The ideal senior fellow is a senior or mid-career analyst, policymaker or expert with experience working in India-Pakistan bilateral relations.
  • USIP would look for experience working on India-Pakistan relations, understanding of U.S. foremost priorities and bureaucratic setup, a strong writing/publication track record and demonstrated capacity to conceive and produce a writing project leading to publication

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be senior or mid-career analyst, policymaker.

English Language Requirement: The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via email.

  • Applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, a 3-5 page concept note and CV
  • The concept note should describe a viable research project including a proposed methodology, a timeline for the research, a basic budget documenting any needed support for travel or convening and proposed outcomes that are substantive and appropriate for the type of policy and practice impact sought in this announcement.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 14, 2017.

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