Research fellowship for developing Country India, 2017
Research fellowship for developing Country India
Research fellowship for developing Country India Introduction: The Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre) is presently implementing a Fellowship scheme titled ‘Research Training
Fellowship for Developing Country Scientists (RTF-DCS)’ to provide opportunity to young researchers of the developing countries for their capacity building in science and technology through their affiliation with
premier academic and research institutions in India to carry out
short-term research work.
objectives: To promote mobility of scientists and researchers from the developing countries into India and provide them with the opportunity to work at Indian R&D/academic institutions to upgrade their research skills and expertise.
To facilitate exchange of information and contacts between the scientists and researchers of India and other developing countries and create a network for building research collaborations
Full financial support is provided to the research fellows for their international travel, subsistence allowance, research contingency, domestic travel in India
Round trip international airfare by excursion/economy class and by the shortest route from the international airport in the home country to the international airport nearest to the host institution.
A consolidated Fellowship amount of Indian Rupees (INR) 35,000 [about US$560 at the current exchange rate] per month (non-taxable) for accommodation, meals and other miscellaneous expenses.
One-time grant of INR 30,000 [about US$480 at the current exchange rate] for research contingency expenses and domestic travel for airport transfers and visiting research institutions, attending scientific /events and field trips within India
Eligibility: Applicant should possess at least a Post Graduate Degree in any Natural Science subject or an equivalent degree in Technology/Engineering / Medicine / allied disciplines. Applicant should be working in a national R&D or academic institution in his/her home country. The upper age limit for the applicant is 40 years as on 1st January. Fifty (50)scientists and researchers from the developing countries will be selected. Fellowship will be offered for working in research topics under any of the following broad disciplines
1. Agricultural Sciences
2. Biological and Medical Sciences
3. Chemical Sciences
4. Physical Sciences and Mathematics
5. Earth Sciences
6. Engineering Sciences
7. Materials, Minerals and Metallurgy
8. Multi-disciplinary and Other Areas
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