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IIP JRF/ SRF 2014 positions

 Indian Institute of Packaging JRF/ SRF 2014

Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), Mumbai, invites applications from young men and women who have qualified NET for Junior/Senior Research Fellowships (JRF/SRFs).

Selected candidates will have to devote their full time to the research project. Research Fellows are not permitted to take up any other remunerative jobs/assignments during their tenure.

The applications along with attested copies of certificate, mark sheets, Proof of NET clearance etc in a sealed envelope, mentioning “Applications for Research Fellows” shall be forwarded to The Dy. Director (Admn & Accts). IIP, E-2, MIDC, Andhen (East), Mumbai – 400093.

Last date of receipt of application is 24th March 2014.

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International Leaders in Education Program 2014 notification

USIEF Non Fullbright Fellowship for International Leaders in Education Program 2014

International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) provides international teachers with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills and increase their knowledge about the United States. ILEP consists of a semester-long non-degree, non-credit academic program at a US University including seminars on new teaching methodologies, curriculum development, lesson planning, and teaching strategies. Participants will audit two courses in the host university’s School or Department of Education and participate in a practicum in a US secondary school near the host university. All participants will also receive a technology allowance and instructional technology training. Cultural enrichment, mentoring, and support will be provided throughout the program. ILEP will commence in January 2015 and conclude in May 2015.

Upon returning home, ILEP alumni are eligible to apply for small grants for essential teaching materials, follow-on training for other teachers, collaborative projects between schools in their home country and the United States, and other activities that build on their US experience.

 Eligibility

Be a full-time school teacher (6th to 12th grades) with five or more years of classroom experience in English, Math, Science, Social Studies and Special Education;

Be citizens of and residents in India;

Live and teach in the states of Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and all Union Territories in the West;

Have proficiency in written and spoken English with a PBT TOEFL score of 500 or higher (61 iBT)*;

Continue teaching after completion of the program;

Have submitted a complete application.

* TOEFL scores are not required at the time of application. If you are short-listed for interview, USIEF will administer the TOEFL or an equivalent of English proficiency test

 The ILEP fellowship is fully funded and provides:

J-1 visa support;

A pre-departure orientation held in participant’s home country;

Round-trip airfare to and within the US;

A Welcome Program workshop in Washington, D.C.;

Academic program fees;

Housing (generally shared with other program fellows) and meals;

Accident and sickness medical coverage;

Transportation to the field experience school (if necessary);

A daily allowance for meals and incidentals during the University program;

A technology allowance;

A book/professional development allowance;

A baggage/shipping allowance (domestic and international);

A Closing Workshop in Washington, D.C.; and

The opportunity to apply for alumni small grants.

Application Deadline: April 1, 2014

 Application Form

For any queries, please contact: Ms. Sucharita Narayanan, Regional Officer, USIEF-Mumbai United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) Regional Office – Mumbai Maker Bhavan-1 (2nd Floor), New Marine Lines, Churchgate (E), Mumbai 400 020 Tel: 022 – 2262 4603022 – 2262 4603, Email: usiefmumbai@usief.org.

Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute SRF/ Post- Doctoral Fellowship 2014 notification

Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute for Basic Science SRF/ PDF positions 2014

Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute for Basic Science (SRIBS), Kottayam, invites applications for the following:

  1. Senior Research Fellowship-SRF (15 Nos) in Mathematics, Statistics, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Biological Sciences and Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Qualifications: M.Sc first dass (60% Marks), at least one publication in high impact journal and should have two years of research experience after M.Sc.

Age limit: 32 years as on the last date of Application.

Remuneration: Rs. 18,000/- pm, HRAand annual Contingency (Rs. 20,000/-)

Duration – 2 Years (extendable for one more year)

  1. Post-Doctoral Fellowships-PDF (8 Nos)

Qualifications: Ph.D degree holders within 2-3 years of award of Ph.D degree. Applicants should have research publications in high impact factor SCI journals.

Age limit: 32 Years as on the last date of Application.

Remuneration: Rs. 35,000/pm + HRA and annual contingency of Rs. 3 Lakhs

Duration: 2 Years (extendable for one more year)

A short CV with attested copies of the certificates for the qualifications, experience if any, and proof of age shall be sent to the following address. One set of reprints of copies of the published research work shall also be sent.

Last date of receiving the application: 20 March 2014

SPECIAL OFFICER

Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute for Basic Sciences (SRIBS)

Near Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (RIT) Campus

Pampady, Vellore Post, 686 501, Kottayam.

Tagore National Fellowship 2014 notification

Ministry of Culture Tagore National Fellowship 2014 for cultural Research

Ministry of Culture invites nominations/applications for the award of fellowships/applications for the award of fellowships/scholarship under the Scheme of Tagore National Fellowship for cultural Research.

Eligibility:  Open to both Indian nationals and foreign citizens. Scholars who have sound academic or professional credentials and have made significant contribution to knowledge in their respective fields, as reflected in publications in reputed and referred journals and books authored by them, or persons with significant creative work in any field of art or culture, are eligible to apply. The modified scheme envisages two categories of awards.

The first category is of Tagore National Fellows to be paid an honorarium of Rs.80,000/- per month and upto 15 awards will be given in a year. The second category will be of Tagore Research Scholars’ to be paid a monthly honorarium of Rs.50,000/- and under this category upto 25 awards will be given a year.

Application form

Last date to submit application: 20th March, 2014

NCSM PG Fellowship 2014 notification

National Council of Science Museums Post Graduate Fellowship 2014

National Council of Science Museums, an autonomous scientific & research organization under the Ministry of Culture, Govt, of India, invites applications for Post Graduate Fellowships (10 Nos.) for a period of two years commencing from July, 2014. The selected Fellows will undergo full time four semesters Master of Science (M.S) Course in Science Communication being conducted by the Council in collaboration with the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani on an off-campus mode. The lectures and tutorials would be held at National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata.

Eligibility:

i)             1st Class Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Technology in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Information Technology / Telecommucation / Computer / Metallurgy / Chemical / Production Engineering

OR

ii)            1st Class M.Sc. Degree in Physics / Chemistry / Zoology / Botany / Biotechnology / Environmental Science.

Fellowship:

Rs. 8,000/- per month for two years with contingency grant of Rs. 8,000/- per annum.

Application Form is available on the Council’s website from 27/02/2014 which may be downloaded and the duly filled in form should be submitted by 26/03/2014 (by Speed Post only) to:

The Deputy Director General

National Council of Science Museums

Block-GN, Sector-V, Bidhan Nagar, Kolkata – 700091

NHFDC Trust Fund Scholarship Scheme 2014 notification

NHFDC Trust Fund Scholarship Scheme 2014 for Disabled students to do UG/ PG courses

National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC), for and on behalf of Dept. of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt, of India, invites applications from Students with Disabilities for award of Scholarship under the Scholarship Scheme (Trust Fund) :-

•             Under this scheme, 1500 Scholarships will be awarded to eligible students with disabilities for degree and post graduate level professional and technical courses from recognized institutions in India.

•             30% scholarships will be reserved for girls, which will be transferable to male students in case of non- availability of female candidates. Scholarships will be awarded on quarterly basis for the applications received in preceding quarter, Under this scheme, an advance copy of application should also be submitted online by the candidate.

•             Reimbursement of Non-Refundable fees restricted to the limit of fee of similar courses in Government/ Government-aided institutions. Maintenance allowance will be paid to the students for 10 months @ Rs. 2500/- per month for Professional Graduate Courses and Rs. 3000/- per month for professional Post-Graduate Courses in one academic year.

•             Books/Stationery allowance will be paid to students pursuing Professional Graduate Courses @ Rs. 6000/- per annum and Rs. 10,000/- per annum for pursuing Professional Post-Graduate Courses.

•             Differently-abled students in addition will be provided financial assistance for purchase of aids & appliances (only once during life time).

•             Monthly income of the beneficiary/parent or guardian should not be more than Rs. 25,000/- (Rs. 3.00 Lakh p.a.) from all sources. Family income includes income of parent/guardian.

•             A scholarship holder under this scheme will not avail any other scholarship/stipend for pursuing the course.

How to Apply:- The applicant has to apply online  and printed copy of the online filled application duly recommended by the Head of the Institution, where they are studying should reach to: National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC), Red Cross Bhawan, Sector-12, Faridabad- 121007 (Haryana).

Applicants may apply any time in academic year for scholarship under this scheme.

<=> List of the enclosures alongwith the hard copy of the application:

(i)            Academic record – attested copies of relevant certificates/mark sheets for the qualifying examination.

(ii)           Proof of annual income – Proof of income shall include last salary slip of parent/guardian, acknowledgement of Income Tax/income certificate e from revenue official/gazetted officer/ public representative e.g. MP, MLA, MLC, Panchayat officials etc.;

(iii)          Disability certificate;

(iv)         Course fee receipt, if any, duly paid during the academic session;

(v)          Receipt/Invoice of eligible assistive devices duly countersigned by the authorized signatory of the institution;

(vi)         In case of continuation of scholarship in a succeeding year, a copy of the mark sheet of the preceding year.

(vii)        Copy of the pass book of saving bank account and cancelled cheque.

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PRL Junior Research Fellowship Programme July 2014 notification

Physical Research Laboratory JRF July 2014 notification

Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahamedabad, invites applications for the PRL Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) programme starting in July 2014 leading to a Ph.D. in the broad areas of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Solar Physics, Planetary Sciences, Geosciences, Space and Atmospheric Sciences, Experimental Laser Physics, Experimental Molecular Physics and Theoretical Physics.

Eligibility:

Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Physics, Chemistry,Earth Sciences or related disciplines in science with first class or equivalent at both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. Master’s degree award should be on or after August 2012. Those students expecting a Master’s degree by August, 2014 are also eligible to apply.

Fellowship:

The selected candidates will be offered a consolidated amount of Rs.16,000/- per month for two years which will be raised to Rs.18,000/- in the third year subject to satisfactory academic review.

Age Limit: 25 years as on 31.12.2013 (born on or after 31.12.1988).

Applications are to be submitted online using the PRL URL

Those students with no access to internet may send their request for a hard copy of the application form by 10 March, 2014 (provided they meet minimum qualifications and age limit as mentioned). The request should be made along with a self-addressed envelope (25 cm x 17 cm) superscribed with “PRL JRF 2014″. The request for application form should be addressed to ‘The Head, Academic Services, Physical Research Laboratory, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad – 380 009′. The completed application by post/courier/speed post should reach PRL by 30 March, 2014.

Last date for online Application: 26.03.2014

Date for Written test: 22.05.2014

Last date for submitting confirmation for Written Test/ Interview: 13.05.2014

University of Sheffield scholarship 2014 for UG/ PG courses

University of Sheffield invites applications for Scholarships to UG and PG courses.

All undergraduate students holding an offer for the faculties of engineering, science, arts, the School of Law and Social Sciences (including the Management School) will be entitled to an automatic scholarship with no need to apply for it.

The scholarships are worth £1500 for social sciences, arts and law and £2000 for engineering and science. There are also five India specific Merit Under-graduate Scholarships and ten International Baccalaureate Scholarships (open to all nationalities) worth £7000 each that are to be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

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INMAS JRF 2014 notification

Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences JRF 2014

Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS) under Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)invites applications for admission for JRF.

  1. JRF: (Maximum Tenure-Five Years: 2 Years as JRF and 3 years as SRF) 01 post

Eligibility: First class Master’s Degree in Clinical Research (only in the Clinical Research Subject)

Age: 28

Stipend: Rs. 16,000/-PM Plus 30% HRA (as per rules)

 Walk-In Interview on 12 March 2014 for the Posts of JRF for Fellowship Awardees from CSIR, UGC, DST, etc.

2. JRF (Maximum Tenure- Five Years: 2 yrs as JRF and 3 yrs as SRF)

Eligibility: 2a. A first class B.Tech/ Master’s Degree in Computer Science/ Electronics ONLY.

2b. A first class Master’s Degree in Toxicology

2c. A first class Master’s Degree in Cytogenetics/ Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry

2d. A first class Master’s Degree in Physical Chemistry.

Age: 28

Stipend: Around Rs. 16,000/-PM Plus 30% HRA (as per rules of funding agency)

Application form can be download from the website and E Mailed to inmashrd@gmail.com

Last date to apply by email is 7 March 2014.

IITM Research Fellowships 2014 in Climate Science

Earth Science System Organization Research Fellowships 2014 in Climate Science

Earth Science System Organization, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, invites applications from young Post Graduates for selection of Research Fellows at the Institute.

Research Fellows : 10 Fellowships

Stipend : Rs.16,000/- p.m. plus admissible HRA;

Tenure: 04 years; Must register for Ph.D.

Submit applications along with CV online

Application deadline: 31st March 2014.

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