INSA Visiting Scientist Programme 2020
INSA invites applications from scientists/faculty of less endowed institutions to conduct Research and Training in advanced research Institutions/Laboratories within India under Visiting Scientist Programme 2020.
INDIAN NATIONAL SCIENCE ACADEMY (INSA)
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110 002, INDIA
The main objective of the programme is to facilitate scientists/faculty to enhance their research capabilities with training in specific techniques or through utilizing facilities not available in their own institution.
The scientists/faculty holding a regular position in R&D Organizations including Universities or Affiliated Colleges in India are eligible to apply under the programme. The fellowship period varies from one month to six months depending upon the proposed work or purpose.
Applications are invited for the following year from Indian citizens for the awards of INSA Visiting Fellowship for conducting advanced research or undergoing specialized training at Indian Research Institutes/Laboratories.
Details of Awards
These Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis to the scientists/faculty for the furtherance of their research and/or research capabilities for carrying out collaborative research, undergoing training in specific techniques, or utilizing facilities not available in their own institutions. The Fellowship will be for a minimum period of one month to a maximum of 6 months in a laboratory or research institutions of his/her choice anywhere within India. Fellowships to be awarded each year will be a maximum of 120 man-months per annum.
During the fellowship period, awardees will be paid a consolidated amount of Rs.30,000/- (maximum) per month to cover their expenses related to boarding, lodging, travel etc.
Applications will be invited once a year. The applicants would be required to provide a concise account of their plan of work/ study besides their bio-data highlighting their achievements. It would be desirable that the applicant should have approached the host institution and the scientist concerned to ascertain their concurrence to accept him/ her.
The applicant should be a Scientist/Faculty in any R&D organization including Universities or Affiliated Colleges in India. Applicants should not have availed INSA Visiting Fellowship in the last one year.
Candidates should submit their application (Two Sets) on the prescribed application form available in the Academy through proper channel to the Deputy Executive Director-I (Scientific), Indian National Science Academy, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi – 110002. The decision of the Academy will be communicated during April / May in the following year.
Last Date: 31.01.2020.