Post-Doctoral and Senior Fellowships at ICSSR: Apply by June 21
Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) has invited applications for the Post-Doctoral and Senior Fellowships for the year 2020-21 from Indian scholars.
The hard copy/copies of the application will be required only after short-listing of candidates for presentation & interaction or before the issuance of award letters, as the case may be.
The proposals should be in some social science discipline or should have substantial social science contents if it happens to be interdisciplinary or trans-disciplinary in nature. The broad disciplines of study within the domain of social sciences are: Economics, Management, Commerce, Sociology, Social Work, Social Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Socio-Sanskrit Studies, Socio-Philosophical Studies, Social Linguistics, Gender Studies, Health Studies, Political Science, International Studies, Public Administration, Diaspora Studies, National Security and Strategic Studies, Education, Social Psychology, Legal Studies, Social Geography, Environmental Studies, Modern Social History, Media Studies, Library Science.
Duration and Value: Senior Fellowship and Post Doctoral; Fellowships are full time research work. The duration of the fellowships are two years.
Eligibility for PDF: Applicant should not be more than 45 years of age on 21.6.2020. There shall be an age relaxation of 5 years for applicants belonging to SC/ST categories and Persons with Benchmark Disability. The scholar must possess a Ph.D. degree in any of the social science disciplines at the time of application. The value of the Post Doctoral Fellowship is Rs.31,000 p.m. and contingency grant is Rs.25,000/-p.a.
Eligibility for Senior Research Fellowship: The scholar should not be less than 45 and more than 70 years of age on the last date of application. The scholar must possess a Ph.D. degree in any of the social science disciplines with outstanding research publications at the time of application. The value of the fellowship for unemployed and superannuated scholars is Rs.45,000 p.m. and contingency grant is Rs.40,000/-p.a. irrespective of the pensionary benefit.
Faculties with regular service in public funded universities/colleges and research institutes getting UGC pay-scales may be considered for pay protection in exceptionally meritorious cases.
Applications can be submitted at https://icssr.org/fellowship-2020-srf-pdf, latest by 21 June 2020. Required supporting documents are to be uploaded.
Hard copy of the application form with requisite documents and forwarding letter(s) of the affiliating Institute/ University/ College and/or supervisor etc. will be required only at a later stage after short-listing of the proposals. ICSSR will send communication about the submission of hard copies of the documents at required stage.
Detailed Guidelines and conditions related to the Fellowships are available at https://icssr.org/fellowship-2020-srf-pdf