2022 Summer Research Fellowship of Science Academies for Students and Teachers
Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru; Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi and The National Academy of Sciences, India, Prayagraj have jointly invited entries for the two-month Summer Fellowships to enable students/teachers, studying/teaching in India, to work with scientists associated with the three Academies, during 2022.
Those selected should work with the assigned guide for two months any time during the calendar year, preferably during the summer. A list of names of scientists/faculty who have consented to guide students/teachers to work on short-term projects is displayed in the online application that can be accessed at www.ias.ac.in, http://www.insaindia.res.in and www.nasi.org.in.
Eligibility: Students: Applicants should be studying in one of the following: BS / BSc / BVSc (II year only); BPharm (III and IV years only); BE / BTech / BCA (II and III years only); BArch (II, III and IV years only); MS / MSc / MVSc / MPharm (I year only); ME / MTech / MCA / MArch (I year only); (5-year integrated) MS / MSc /MTech / MBBS (II, III, IV years only); PharmD (III, IV years only); (dual degree) BTech + MTech (II, III, IV years only); (dual degree) BE + MSc (II, III, IV years only); (dual degree) BS + MS (II, III, IV years only); Integrated PhD (I, II years only); MSc Tech (I, II years only). Applicant should have 65% marks or above in core subjects only (excluding languages) from X std. up to post-graduation (whichever years completed) should be for students.
Teachers: Teachers must be teaching in a College/University. There is no marks stipulation for teachers.
Those who have availed the Academies fellowship twice before are not eligible to apply.
Application: Application should be submitted online in the prescribed format available at www.ias.ac.in; www.insaindia.res.in; https://nasi.org.in latest by 30 November 2021. The registration number assigned soon after the online submission must be quoted in all future correspondence. Applicant should include a write-up (about 150–250 words) as to the specific area of the applicant and indicate what he/she would like to learn and achieve through this fellowship. It can also include the specific experiment or theory that the applicant wants to work on. Student applicants must upload the contact details of one of their present teachers or the Head of the Department (HoD). The Academy will get in touch with the teacher and obtain the recommendation letter.
Both student and teacher applicants must upload scanned versions of mark sheets from class X till the last examination in JPEG Format (the size of each marks sheet should not exceed 700 kb). Teacher applicants should upload their publications, if any. On selection, an authorization letter from the Principal/HoD that necessary permission/leave of absence will be granted should be sent by post to the Coordinator, SRFP 2022, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru 560 080.
Information of selection along with concurrence of the guide will be despatched around February-March 2022. 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.
For more details, visit the websites specified.