Science Academies’ Summer Research Fellowship Summer Fellowships are awarded to bright students and motivated teachers to work with scientists associated with the three Academies on research-oriented projects. Approximately 400 such fellowships to students and 100 fellowships to teachers are offered every year with travel and living expenses paid.
Academy means Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru. Academies mean Indian Academy of Sciences (Bengaluru), Indian National Science Academy (New Delhi), and The National Academy of Sciences, India (Allahabad).
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 /M Tech / MBBS (II, III, IV years only)
- PharmD (III, IV years only)
- (dual degree) B Tech + M Tech (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)
Teachers: Teachers must be teaching in a College/University.
The minimum percentage of average marks in core subjects only (i.e. excluding languages) from X std. up to post-graduation (whichever years completed) should be 65% or above for students.The minimum Percentage of average marks does not apply for teachers.
PhD student are not eligible.
Applicants who have availed the Academies fellowship twice before are not eligible to apply.
How to apply
Apply online at this page.
The applicant should include a write-up (in 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 but NOT a general description of the area. The write-up should not be a “copy and paste” job from any source.
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 2019, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru 560 080.
All correspondence should be addressed to:
Mr C S Ravi Kumar, Coordinator, Summer Research Fellowship Programme
Indian Academy of Sciences, CV Raman Avenue, near Mekhri Circle
Sadashivanagar, Bengaluru 560 080
Tel. (080) 2266 1207, 2266 1202, 2266 1221
For official website link, click here.