Indo-US Research Fellowships for Indian Researchers

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In an effort to augment scientific excellence in emerging areas of science and technology, the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) in association with Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) of Department of Science and Technology (DST), announces the Indo-US Research Fellowships for the year 2011. The objective of the fellowship is to enable young researchers from India to carry out research in frontier areas of science and technology at a premier institution in USA. The fellowship will enable early and mid career Indian researchers to acquaint themselves with new scientific research methods and at the same time build strong collaborative linkages between the scientific communities of US and India.

Eligibility/ Application Requirements

Academic Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Engineering, Technology or equivalent or Ph.D. in Science or Technology or equivalent or M.D. Degree in Medicine or equivalent Applicants must provide proof of independent research work in internationally recognized academic journals.

Up to 40 years as on 31 December 2010

A permanent position in a public funded R&D lab/ S&T institution (non-private)/ recognized universities/colleges in India.

Areas covered under the Fellowship
• Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
• Chemical Sciences
• Engineering Sciences
• Life Sciences
• Medical Sciences
• Mathematical and Computational Sciences
• Physical Sciences

Promising applications in areas other than the above areas may also be considered

Place of work
The applicant should have letter of acceptance from reputed US scientific/technological institution where the applicant will be undertaking the research work under the Fellowship

Fellowship Includes
• Monthly stipend
• Return airfare
• Preparatory allowances
• Conference allowances

Fellowship Duration
Minimum 3 months and up to 12 months

Proposal Guidelines and Format
Refer to

Application Deadline: 31 December 2010

For Immediate answers to your queries, please contact:
Dr. Smrrti Trikha
Indo-US Science and Technology Forum
12 Hailey Road, Fulbright House, New Delhi-110 001


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