Research Fellowship is offered by Science and Engineering R. Board (SERB) of Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India and Indo-US Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) for Indian scholars in USA.
School(Institutions/ Country): Research in USA
Level: Research Fellowship Programme
Field(s): Atmospheric and Earth Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, Mathematical and Computational Sciences and Physical Sciences
Deadline: 8 March 2013
Funded by: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) of Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India and Indo-US Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF).
Beneficiaries( Target Group): Scholarship is Open for Students of India.
‣ Scholarship Duration: It will enable 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.
‣ Scholarship covers: “The IUSSTF Fellow will be entitled to fellowship amount of US $ 3000 per month.”
‣ “IUSSTF Fellow will also be entitled to a personal contingency grant of upto 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 Research Fellowship scholar 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.
‣ Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) of Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India and Indo-US Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) committed to the common goal of promoting science and technology through devised programs and to nurture contacts between scientists and technologists at an early career stage jointly launch the Indo-US Research Fellowship Program for Indian Scholars.
‣ The objective of the Indo-US Research Fellowships Program for Indian Researchers is to introduce scientists and engineers in the early stages of their careers to international collaborative research opportunities, thereby furthering their research capacity and global perspective and forging long-term relationships with scientists, technologists and engineers in USA.
‣ These awards will provide an excellent opportunity to young Indian scientists and technologists of all disciplines, under the age of 40 years to interact with the American scientific community and get first hand information of the developments taking place at the international level and acquaint themselves with new scientific research methods and to collaborate in a larger research project.
‣ It will enable young Indian researchers to carry out a clearly defined research project at a place of their choice in USA upto a period of 12 months.
‣ The individual availing this fellowship would be called as an IUSSTF Research Fellow.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to avail Indo-US Research Fellowship Program for Indian Scholars.
‣ PhD in Science, Engineering, Technology or Medicine.
‣ must provide proof of independent research work in internationally recognized academic journals.
‣ Age: Upto 40 years as on 31 December 2012.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ The application should be submitted in the prescribed format i.e. Detailed Application Form
‣ 2. Application should not be more than 20 pages maximum including Cvs
‣ 3. Application should be forwarded through the head of organization/ department where the candidate is employed
‣ 4. Scanned copy of acceptance letter from host institution in USA
‣ Complete Application should be submitted electronically to: Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
‣ Scholarship Applications are due by 8 March 2013
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the official website
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