Indian Academy of Sciences Summer Research Fellowship Programme 2015


About Indian Academy of Sciences Summer Research Fellowship Programme 2015 (SRFP-2015):

The three national Science Academies offer several two-month Summer Fellowships to enable students/teachers (studying/teaching in India) to work with scientists associated with the three Academies during 2014. A copy of the application format, instructions to applicants including eligibility criteria, and a list of names of scientists/faculty who have consented to guide students/teachers to work on short-term projects is displayed online.

Last Date for receipt of applications is 30 November 2014 (online) and 7 December 2014 (print version).

Duration: 2 Months

Eligibility criteria:

Applicants should be studying in one of the following:

  •     BS / BSc / BVSc (II and III years only)
  •     BE / BTech / BCA (II and III years only)
  •     MS / MSc / MVSc (I year only)
  •     ME / MTech / MCA (I year only)
  •     (5-year integrated) MS / MSc /MTech / MBBS (II, III, IV years only)
  •     (dual degree) BTech + MTech (II/III/IV years only)
  •     (dual degree) BE + MSc (II, III, IV years only)
  •     (dual degree) BS + MS (II, III, IV years only)
  •     Integrated PhD (I, II years only)

The minimum percentage of average marks in core subjects only (i.e. excluding languages) from X std. up to post-graduation (whichever years completed) should be 65% or above.

Note: Students doing PhD are not eligible. Applicants who have availed the Academies fellowship twice before are not eligible to apply. Only one application per candidate will be accepted. If more than one application is submitted, none of the applications will be considered.

Accommodation: The selected students/teachers will be provided appropriate round trip train fare and a monthly fellowship to meet their living expenses at the place of work.

How To Apply:

Student applicants should attach a recommendation letter (in the prescribed format) from their present teacher or head of the department (HoD). This should be sent either by the applicant in a sealed envelope along with the printed copy of the application or directly sent by the teacher/HoD addressed to:

The Coordinator,
Science Education Panel,
Indian Academy of Sciences,
Bangalore 560 080.

In the latter case, the applicant should fill the Application Registration No. in the blank format before it is given to the teacher/HoD.

Teacher applicants should send, if available, a list of their publications along with the printed copy of the application. On selection, an authorization letter from the Principal/HoD that necessary permission/leave of absence will be granted should be submitted.

More Details & Registration Link: Click Here


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