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Friday, July 24, 2009

Rajiv Gandhi Science Talent Research Fellowship from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research

Introduction:

The Rajiv Gandhi Science Talent Research Fellowship from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) has its main objective of presenting budding and inspired scientists with a golden opportunity of keeping themselves abreast of the ground breaking work done by scientists in India. This Fellowship Program is part of the Summer Research Fellowship Program of the institute and was introduced by the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research in tandem with the Department of Science and Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi.
This Fellowship Program is part of the Summer Research Fellowship Program of the institute and was introduced by the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research in tandem with the Department of Science and Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi. The Fellowship gives an opportunity to students to carry out research activities in life sciences, chemical sciences, physical sciences, engineering sciences, mathematics and atmospheric sciences.

Eligibility Criteria for the Rajiv Gandhi Science Talent Research Fellowship:

For Fellowships in Science, students in the first, second or third year of their graduation courses in Science, Veterinary Science, Medicine and Pharmacy are eligible to apply for the scholarships. Students in either the 1st or 2nd year of their post graduation courses are also eligible

For Fellowships in Engineering, students in the 2nd and 3rd year of their B.E or B.Tech courses are eligible to apply for the fellowships.

Successful candidates are allowed to work on a research project supervised by faculties selected by the JNCASR. These candidates will work from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore or JNCASR or other institutes of repute, on the research projects between April and July

A total of about 100 Fellowships are awarded, out of which 15 best students are named as Rajiv Gandhi Science Talent Research Fellows. The evaluation is done on the basis of the project reports.

Value of the Scholarship:

The successful candidates are given a monthly grant of Rs.4,000/- as traveling expenses. The Rajiv Gandhi Science Talent Research Fellows are given an extra grant of Rs.1000/- for purchase of study material.

Address:

The Program Coordinator
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Jakkur P.O. Bangalore 560 064

Related Link: www.jncasr.ac.in/summer_research.html