IUSSTF Indo-US Research Fellowships 2012

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) Indo-US Research Fellowships 2012

The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) in association with Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) of Department of Science and Technology (DST), India, invite applications for Indo-US Research Fellowships.

Objective

Fellowship helps young researchers from India to carry out research in the areas of science and technology in USA.

Eligibility

Ph.D. in Science, Engineering, Technology or Medicine

Applicants must provide proof of independent research work in internationally recognized academic journals.

Age:- Upto 40 years as on 31 December 2011

A permanent position in a public funded R&D lab/ S&T institution (non-private)/ recognized universities/colleges in India

Fellowship covers the following areas:-

• Atmospheric and Earth Sciences

• Chemical Sciences

• Engineering Sciences

• Life Sciences

• Medical Sciences

• Mathematical and Computational Sciences

• Physical Sciences

Promising applications in other areas may also be considered

Procedure and allowances

Application form is available at http://www.indousstf.org/fellowship.htm

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 of US $ 3000 per month

Can avail one of the following grants to travel allowances within USA to attend conferences or visit other institutes of interest with the approval of the advisor at the host institute.

i) Grant of $ 600 for fellowship period upto 6 months

ii) Grant of $ 1200 for fellowship period beyond 6 months

Other Preparatory allowances

Airlines allowances

Fellowship Duration is Minimum 3 months and upto 12 months.

Application submission closes on 31 December 2011

For details visit www.indousstf.org OR may contact

Dr. Smriti Trikha

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum

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

Email: fellowship@indousstf.org