INSA JRD-TATA Fellowship for Applicants from Developing Countries in India

Applications for the INSA JRD-TATA Fellowship Program are being accepted. Candidates are expected to the citizens of developing countries other than India. The winning fellows will have opportunity to work at Indian research laboratory for maximum three months. He or she will a range of benefits such as travel cost, allowance and others. The application deadline is April and October.

Fellowship Description
Indian National Science Academy (INSA), a premier scientific organization in India representing all branches of Science and Technology, has instituted the INSA-JRD TATA FELLOWSHIP administered by CICS in honour of the late JRD Tata, visionary and a leading industrialist. The purpose of this Fellowship is to extend facilities of scientific infrastructure and expertise of India to scientists and researchers from other developing countries. The Fellowship established from an Endowment received from Sir Dorabji Tata Trust fosters advanced research training of scientists from the developing world and promote south-south co-operation.

Award Value
This INSA JRD-TATA Fellowship covers the following costs:

  • cost of return airfare from place of work in their home country to place of work in India
  • maintenance allowance and incidentals for three months,
  • accommodation to be provided by the host institute either free of cost or at nominal charges and
  • contingency grant for purchase of books and stationery.

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in any field.

Place of Study
The research will be taken in India.

Eligibility and Criteria
The Fellowship is available for researchers(Nationals) from developing countries except India, who have aptitude for research and would be desirous of working in an Indian research laboratory for a maximum period of 3 months. Applicants possessing Doctorate or Master´s Degree in Science or equivalent degree in Engineering/Medicine and allied disciplines, below 45 years of age may apply.

Applicants’ Nationality
Candidates should be the citizens of developing countries except India.

Application Instruction
The application form can be downloaded at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
30 April and 31 October each year.

Website and Application Link

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