Indo-US Research Fellowships

Indo-US Research Fellowships For Indian Researchers

In an effort to augment scientific excellence in erne rging areas of science and technology, the indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) In association with Science and Engl neering 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

Age : Upto 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 upto 12 months


Dr. Smriti Trikha

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum

12 Hailey Road, Fulbright House, New Delhi-110 001

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