INDIA SCIENCE AND RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (ISRF) 2020 FOR SCIENTIST & RESEARCHERS IN NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES (Fully funded)

DEADLINE: 28th February 2020

Applications are now open- India Scientist and Research Fellowship 2020 for scientist and researchers around India.

India Science and Research Fellowship is to provide opportunity to scientists and
researchers from neighboring countries namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan,
Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand to work in contemporary research
areas across all major disciplines of science and technology including engineering and
medical sciences at premier research laboratories and academic institutions in India.

TYPE AND DURATION OF FELLOWSHIP OFFERED:
Visiting Fellowship: for durations between 3 to 6 months

ELIGIBILITY
The Applicant
 Applicant should be a citizen/permanent resident of the Afghanistan,
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
 The applicant should be actively engaged in research at a University or
research institution in their country in various areas of science and
technology including engineering and medical sciences.
 Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D /M.Tech /M.Sc /MBBS with 3-5 years
research or teaching experience. Applicants registered for a Ph.D degree
in home country may also apply.
 Must be below 45 years of age (as on 31st December 2019)
 The applicant should posses a valid passport
 Must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in India.

VALUE OF AWARD:
HOW TO APPLY:
 Researchers/scientists actively engaged in research at a university or research
institution meeting the eligibility criteria should apply using prescribed format
(can be downloaded from the websites www.ccstds.tn.nic.in; www.dst.gov.in) to
respective implementing agency in partner country (if available) or CCSTDS,
Chennai.
 If the respective implementing agency in partner country is not available,
Applications may be submitted as hard copy or scan copy with supporting
documents (please see application form) to CCSTDS.

Fellowship Allowance:
 Rs. 50,000/- per month which includes accommodation and medical facilities
as available to host institutes.
Contingency grant to Fellow Scientist:
 Rs. 10,000/- as one time contingency grant.
Contingency research grant for host scientist (through institution):
 Rs. 20,000/- as one time grant
Airfare:
 Round trip air ticket by economy class from the place of employment in their
own country to the Indian host institute, through shortest route. Local
transport by Road / rail between the nearest airport and the host institute in
India.
Visa fee:
 Will be reimbursed

HOW TO APPLY:
 Researchers/scientists actively engaged in research at a university or research
institution meeting the eligibility criteria should apply using prescribed format
(can be downloaded from the websites www.ccstds.tn.nic.in; www.dst.gov.in) to
respective implementing agency in partner country (if available) or CCSTDS,
Chennai.
 If the respective implementing agency in partner country is not available,
Applications may be submitted as hard copy or scan copy with supporting
documents (please see application form) to CCSTDS.

Hard Copy to:
The Honorary Director
Centre for Co-operation
in Science & Technology among
Developing Societies (CCSTDS)
No:2, Gandhi Mandapam Road,
Chennai – 600025

Soft Copy to:
Email : [email protected]

 The last date for receipt of the applications is 28th February 2020. No application
submitted beyond the deadline will be accepted.

For more Information: Visit the website for India Scientist and Research Fellowship 2020