The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, established under an agreement between the Governments of India and the United States of America on March 21, 2000, is an autonomous, not for profit society that promotes and catalyzes Indo-US bilateral collaborations in science, technology, engineering, and biomedical research through substantive interaction among government, academia, and industry.
IUSSTF facilitates collaborations between US and India through sponsored Workshops/ Symposia/ Conferences, Training programs, Joint Centres, for research and development and other activities of common interest. Headquartered in New Delhi, IUSSTF is managed by the Executive Director under the leadership of a bilateral Governing Body and with the support of the India Science and Technology Partnership (INSTP).
In an effort to augment scientific excellence in emerging areas of science and technology, the Indo-USScience and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) in association with Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC ) of Department of Science and Technology (DST), announces the Indo-US Research Fellowships. The objective of the fellowship is to enable young researchers from India to carry out research in frontier areas of science and technology at a premier institution in USA. The fellowship will enable early and mid career Indian researchers to acquaint themselves with new scientific research methods and at the same time build strong collaborative linkages between the scientific communities of US and India.
Ph.D. in Science, Engineering, Technology or Medicine Applicants must provide proof of independent research work in internationally recognized
Upto 40 years as on 31st December 2011
A permanent position in a public funded R&D lab / S&T institution (non-private) / recognized universities/colleges in India
Areas covered under the Fellowship
• Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
• Chemical Sciences
• Engineering Sciences
• Life Sciences
• Medical Sciences
• Mathematical and Computational Sciences
• Physical Sciences
Promising applications in areas other than the above areas may also be considered.
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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
• Monthly stipend Age
• Return airfare Upto 40 years as on 31st December 2011
• Preparatory allowances
• Conference allowances
Minimum 3 months and upto 12 months
Proposal Guidelines and Format
Refer to www.indousstf.org
For immediate answers to your queries, please contact:
Dr. Smriti Trikha
Indo-US Science and Technology Forum
12 Hailey Road, Fulbright House, New Delhi-110 001
Last Date of Application: 31st December, 2011
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