Remarks by MaryKay Carlson, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy

Alumni Conference for U.S. government-sponsored exchange participants from India and Bhutan Building Bridges through Exchanges: Strengthening the U.S. India Partnership India Habitat Centre Friday, April 21, 2017 9:30 a.m. (As Prepared for Delivery) Good morning exchange alumni!  I am honored to be here today for the first U.S. government exchange alumni conference for India and ...
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Women Alumni Entrepreneurs Meet in Kathmandu

Exchange Alumni across South and Central Asia gathered in Kathmandu for the first Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminar (AlumniTIES) during December 5-9, 2016.  11 Indian and three Bhutanese alumni participated to discuss how the business climate for women’s entrepreneurship can be strengthened in the region.  #ExchangesAre building bridges to empower women!  Read more here .
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U.S. Embassy New Delhi and Royal Government of Bhutan Launch New Bhutanese Fulbright Student Scholarship Program

Thimphu, Bhutan – Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Today, the United States Government and the Royal Government of Bhutan announced the award of the final undergraduate Fulbright Bhutanese Student award and the launch of the graduate Fulbright Bhutanese Student award. This change doubles the number of Fulbright awards for Bhutanese students and makes them annual as ...
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Announcing Opening of 2018 Fulbright-Nehru and Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship Application Season

The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) announces the opening of its annual competition for Fulbright-Nehru and other Fulbright fellowships. Such exchanges have, over the years, helped bring the people of India and the United States closer together. In 2008, the U.S. and Indian governments agreed to significantly increase the number of scholarships awarded each year. ...
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IVLP alumnus helps draft National Hospital Safety Guidelines

Congratulations to International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) alumnus Dr. Tamorish Kole, Senior Consultant and Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, Max Healthcare, and all at the National Disaster Management Authority of India who worked for over two years on the National Hospital Safety Guidelines for India released earlier this year.  During his visit to the U.S. on a professional exchange ...
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First Secretary visits Dehradun Exchange Alumni

First Secretary for Exchanges and Education, Mr. Matthew Asada, visited Dehradun to meet with exchange alumni and visit education institutions on December 6, 2016. After visiting Welham Girls’ School and The Doon School , he met with a group of Dehradun Exchange Alumni. These alumni and their partner organization, SPECS, are leading a #AEIF2016 project Lighting Up Lives that will train ...
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