Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Science Academies' Summer Research Fellowship Programme for Students and Teachers 2013


 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 2013. A list of names of scientists/faculty who have consented to guide students/teachers to work on short-term projects is displayed online.
Applications are invited from interested students and teachers from all universities and colleges affiliated to UGC/AICTE/MCI/Accredited Institutions of State Universities for these Fellowships. The application should include: (a) the application form in the prescribed format; (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 and (d) all other information sought in the online application. Student applicants should include a recommendation letter (in the prescribed format) from one of the teachers of their present institution familiar with their work, in a sealed envelope. The selected candidate may work with the assigned guide for two months any time during the calendar year, preferably during the summer.
Applications should be submitted Online through one of our websites http://www.ias.ac.in, http://www.insaindia.org or http://www.nasi.org.in; however a hard copy of the application submitted online together with enclosures must be sent by speed post or courier to The Coordinator, Science Education Programmes, Indian Academy of Sciences, CV Raman Avenue, Near Mekhri Circle, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560 080. The registration number assigned soon after online submission must be quoted both in the hard copy of the application to be sent and in the letter of recommendation to be forwarded by the teacher in the case of student applicants.

The last date for receipt of applications is 31 December 2012.
 
Information of selection along with concurrence of the guide will be despatched by early March 2013. 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.