Indo US Fellowship For Indian Researchers 2016

Indo-US Research Fellowship Program for Indian Researchers.
The Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) of Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India and Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) jointly offer the Indo-US Research Fellowship Program for Indian Researchers.

The fellowship assists the young Indian researchers to carry out a clearly defined research project at a place of their choice in USA up to a period of 12 months. The individual availing this fellowship would be called as an IUSSTF Research Fellow

Indo-US Research Fellowship Program for Indian Researchers.

Eligibility Criteria

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
Age Limit: Up to 35 years
Employment: A permanent position in a public funded R&D Lab/S&T institution (non-private)/ recognized universities/colleges in India.
Area of Work: Area proposed by the candidate should be clearly defined as; 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.
Fellowship: The IUSSTF Fellow will be entitled to fellowship amount of US$3000 per month and a personal contingency grant of up to a maximum of Rs 50,000/- to cover for visa, airport transfer, medical insurance etc. Medical insurance expenses, visa fee, airport transfer charges will be met by the fellow from out of this personal contingency grant.
IUSSTF Fellows will also be permitted to travel within USA to attend conferences or visit other institutes of interest with the approval of the advisor at the host institute. The Fellow will be entitled to avail one of the following grants for this purpose (i) grant of $600 for fellowship period up to 6 months (ii) grant of $1200 for fellowship period beyond 6 months. Air-tickets for all the selected IUSSTF Fellow would be provided directly by the IUSSTF travel desk by economy class.

Submission deadline: 31st January, 2016

Contact Details

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum
12 Hailey Road, Fulbright House, New Delhi- 110001
Email: fellowship@indousstf.org



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