INDO-US Research Fellowship for Indian Researchers 2013

The Indo-US Research Fellowship is a fellowship program to attract young Indian researchers to undertake research work in leading areas of various sciences and technology at best institutes of United States of America (USA). The program is offered in association with the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum
(IUSSTF) and Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

Who is eligible?

Candidates who satisfy following mentioned eligibility requirements are eligible to apply for Indo-US Research Fellowship-

Academic Qualifications- PhD in Science, Engineering, Technology or Medicine. Applicants must provide proof of independent work in internationally recognized academic journals.

Age Limit:- Upto 40 years as on 31 December 2012

Employment: - A Permanent Position in a public funded R&D lab/ S&T institution (non-private)/ recognized university/colleges in India.

Place of Work - The applicant should have letter of acceptance from reputed US scientific/ technological institution where the applicant will be undertaking the research work under the Fellowship.

In which study areas Indo-US Fellowship is offered?

Areas covered under the Indo-US Research Fellowship program are listed below

  • Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Medical Sciences
  • Mathematical and Computational Sciences
  • Physical Sciences

What assistance is offered under Indo-US Fellowship Program?

The Indo-US Fellowship program carries following benefits-

  • Monthly Stipend
  • Preparatory allowances
  • Return airfare 
  • Conference allowances

What is the duration of Indo-US Fellowship?

The Indo-US fellowship is offered for 3 months which is stretchable up to 12 months depending upon research interests and other important factors.

How to apply for Indo-US Fellowship Program 2013?

To apply for Indo-US Fellowship Program 2013 please visit the official website

The Last Date for submission of completed Application Form is 8 March 2013

For any further help you may get in touch with 

Dr.Smirti Trikha
Indo-US Science and Technology Forum
12 Hailey Road, Fulbright House, New Delhi- 110001

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