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Phd Fellowship 2018 at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Phd Fellowship 2018

Applications are invited for Hong Kong PhD fellowship by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The selected students will be awarded a stipend of HK$240,000 per year for four years, conference travel allowance of HK$10,000 for four years, an ‘excellent research award’ worth HK$40,000 in the first year of study and accommodation in the first two years.


The applicants should have obtained a Bachelors degree with a proven record of outstanding performance from a recognised institution; or presented evidence of satisfactory work at the postgraduate level on a full-time basis for at least one year, or on a part-time basis for at least two years. Candidate should also have 6 bands in IELTS or 80 marks in TOFEL. However, minimum English proficiency is not required if the medium of instruction was English in Bachelors degree.

Application form

Application deadline: December 1, 2017.

Max Weber International Fellowship 2018 notification

Max Weber International Fellowship 2018 at European University Institute

Applications are invited for Max Weber International Fellowship for the Max Weber programme (MWP) at the European University Institute (EUI). The programme awards one to three years long fellowships according to departments.


Applicants must have received their PhD within the past five years or have official approval to defend their thesis by the time of the start of the programme (September 1, 2018). The Fellowship provides a grant of EUR 2000 per month and a family allowance. Also, second and third year economic fellows, who are required to undertake teaching in the department, are paid EUR 3000 per month.

Apply for Max Weber International Fellowship 2018

Application Deadline: October 25, 2017

IIM Calcutta Doctoral/ Phd programme 2018 admissions

IIM Calcutta Fellow Programme 2018 admissions

IIM Calcutta invites applications for admissions to Fellow (Doctoral/Ph.D) Programme for 2016 session.

The Fellow Programme has two streams :

The Fellow Programme in Management includes the following – specializations:

Behavioural Sciences, Economics, Finance & Control, Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Public Policy & Management, and Strategic Management.

The Fellow Programme in Disciplines Related to Management includes the following specializations:

Operations Research & Systems Analysis, Regional Development, and Sociology.

Financial Support:- Stipend, Contingency, Up to three International Conferences/ Workshops, Computer Grant, Field Visit Grant, Teaching Assistantship in research phase.

IIM Calcutta Fellow (Doctoral/Ph.D) Programme 2018 Application form

Last date for applying online is January 21,2018.

DBT-Research Associateship 2018 notification

DBT-Research Associateship 2018 for Biotechnology/ Biology

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the award of “DBT-Research Associatcship” for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and applied biology. The Associateship is tenable in Research Institution/ Universities including non-profit R&D Institutions within India. The Associateships are awarded under a program sponsered by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.


The applicants should hold a Ph.D degree in Science, Engineering or M.D or M.S. (Medicine) degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Sciences and a good academic record. The Associatcship can be availed within 2 years of the award of Ph.D./M.D./M.S. (Medicine) degree; however, may be relaxable (by 2 years) in case of in-service candidates. Those who have already submitted the Ph.DJM.DJM.S. (Medicine) thesis are also eligible to apply (attach proof of submission from the Registrar / Controller of examinations). The applicants should be below the age of 40 years and 45 years in case of women and in-service candidates. Persons already employed arc also eligible to apply. However, their applications should be routed through their employers.

Award details

The Research Associateship is a purely temporary assignment and is tenable for a period of 2 years. In exceptional cases, depending upon the progress of the research, the Associateship may be extended upto 5 years. In both cases, renewal is subject to satisfactory annual academic progress. Each fellow would be entitled to a stipend in the range of Rs.36,000-40,000/- per month and a research contin ency grant of Rs.50,000 per year, payable to the host Institution. Candidates who are yet to be awarded the Ph.D./M.D./M.S. (Medicine) dcgrcc, if selected will be paid Rs.28,000/- per month till award of the degree. The associate would also be entitled to HRA and other benefits as per the DST guidelines applicable to Research Associatcship. The Associateships normally are not availed at the same Institution where candidates have earned their Ph.D./M.D./M.S. (Medicine) degree or with the doctoral thesis supervisor or continue on doctoral thesis work.

Selection procedure

The candidates will be selected based on their C.V. and performance in the interview. The interview will be held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in November 2017.

 How to apply

Candidates may submit then application on plain paper strictly as per the format available at here

The applicant is advised to propose his/her place of work, name of the supervisor, enclose one page synopsis of proposed research which must be compatible with the on-going research of the proposed supervisor, and his/her consent for availing the Associateship. They should also enclose a declaration stating that if selected for the Associateship, he/she will complete the tenure of the Associateship.

Applications should be addressed to: Co- ordinator DBT-Research Associateship Program, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore – 560 012. The last date for the same is October 6, 2017 and the envelope should be cleared marked as “DBT-Research Associateship”.

Research Fellowship 2017 notification at IIAS

Indian Institute of Advanced Study Research Fellowship 2017 notification

Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), Rashtrapati Niwas, Shimla, invites applications for award of Fellowship to scholars working on the below-mentioned research areas.

(a) Social, Political and Economic Philosophy;

(b) Comparative Indian Literature (including Ancient, Medieval, Modern Folk and Tribal);

(c) Comparative Studies in Philosophy and Religion;

(d) Comparative Studies in History (including Historiography and Philosophy of History);

(e) Education, Culture, Arts including performing Arts and Crafts;

(f) Fundamental Concepts and Problems of Logic and Mathematics;

(g) Fundamental Concepts and Problems of Natural and Life Sciences;

(h) Studies in Environment;

(i) Indian Civilization in the context of Asian Neighbours; and

(j) Problems of Contemporary India in the context of National Integration and Nation-building.

Scholars belonging to weaker sections of society and those who are differently abled/physical challenged will be given preference.

Fellows will be required to submit a monograph on the completion of their term. The Institute will evaluate and consider this monograph for publication. The Institute will have the first right of publication and will have the copyright of the monograph submitted by the Fellow.

The term of Fellowship for independent and retired scholars would initially be for a period of one year, allowing continuation for another year after evaluation of the work done during the first year. In no case will this continue beyond two years. However, for in-service scholars who want to come for two years, the Fellowship would be awarded for a period of two years subject to the condition that continuation of the Fellowship for the second year would only be granted if the external Evaluation Report of the work done by the Fellow during the first year is positive.

The prescribed application form can be downloaded from the website 

Application deadline: 30.09.2017

The application on the prescribed form may be sent to the Secretary, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla 171005.