POBE Fellowship Programme at JNCASR: Apply by March 9
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), as part of its Science Outreach Programme, has notified the Project Oriented Biology Education (POBE) programme for 2020.
The Programme is for students studying in B.Sc first year to explore their academic potential, stimulate deeper interest in science and infuse creativity and scientific temper amongst undergraduate students. Selected students will be given an opportunity to attend lectures, participate in laboratory projects and research. The programme will be conducted during the summer vacation for a period of 6 to 8 weeks over three consecutive summers. Selected students are expected to commit to the programme for three years and successful candidates will receive a Diploma in Biology from the Centre. Specialization in advanced materials will be possible during the last year. Those who complete the POBE programme with outstanding performance will be eligible for admission to the MS-PhD programme in the Centre subject to a satisfactory performance in the interview.
Eligibility: Applicants should be students presently studying in the 1st year of three year B.Sc programme only, preferably with Physics, Biology, Mathematics (PBM) combination.
Fellowships: A maximum of 10 fellowships will be offered. A scholarship of Rs. 10000/- per month will be provided.
Application: Application can be downloaded from http://www.jncasr.ac.in/fe/pobe.php. Completed application form should reach ‘Coordinator, Fellowship and Extension, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Jakkur P.O., Bangalore-560064’, latest by March 9, 2020.
The list of selected candidates will be announced on the JNCASR web site http://www.jncasr.ac.in/fe/pobe.php during April 2020. The selected candidates will be intimated by email.
Selected candidates must indicate their acceptance within one weeks of the email sent or else it will be presumed that they are not interested in joining the programme and the offer will be cancelled automatically.
For details, visit http://www.jncasr.ac.in/fe/pobe.php