Indian Academy of Science invites application for Summer Research Fellowship Programme 2012

Published On: 14 Dec 2011

 | Last Updated On: 14 Dec 2011

Applications invited by Indian Academy of Science for Science Academies' Summer Research Fellowship Programme for Students and Teachers 2012.

Summer Research Fellowship Details:

Summer Fellowships are awarded to bright students and motivated teachers to work with Fellows of the Academy on research-oriented projects. Approximately 400 such fellowships to students and 100 fellowships to teachers are offered every year with travel and living expenses paid. Announcements inviting applications appear in Resonance and Current Science around November–December, and the selected applicants, notified by February–March, can avail the fellowships for two months during the summer.

Summer Research Fellowship Eligibility:

Summer Fellowships are awarded to bright students and motivated teachers to work with Fellows of the Academy on research-oriented projects. Approximately 400 such fellowships to students and 100 fellowships to teachers are offered every year with travel and living expenses paid. Announcements inviting applications appear in Resonance and Current Science around November–December, and the selected applicants, notified by February–March, can avail the fellowships for two months during the summer.

Summer Research Fellowship Selection Procedure:

Selection will be based on a) details of the applicant (fill in applicable and mandatory fields); (b) a write-up (in about 250 words) as to what the applicant wants to learn and achieve; (c) the guide with whom the applicant would like to work. A list of those who have consented to guide students/teachers to work on short-term projects is displayed at the end of the online application. Student applicants should forward a recommendation letter from a teacher (in the prescribed format) familiar with their work, in a sealed envelope. The selected candidate may work in consultation with the assigned guide for two months any time during the calendar year, preferably during the summer.

How to apply:

Applications should be submitted Online through one of the websites http://www.ias.ac.in , http://www.insaindia.org  or http://www.nasi.org.in ; however a print copy of the online application (not handwritten or typewritten) together with enclosures must be sent by speed post (within 7 days)

Important Dates:

The last date for receipt of applications is 31 December 2011.

For further information please visit Science Academies' Summer Research Fellowship Programme 2012 

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