Wednesday, 4 February 2015

2015-2016 ICMR International Fellowships for Indian biomedical scientists

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) invites applications from Indian biomedical scientists for the International Fellowships for the year 2015-2016. The fellowships can be availed of by both young scientists and senior scientists. Applications should be submitted by 10th March, 2015.

Number of fellowships
  • For Young scientists: 12
  • For Senior scientists: 6
Duration
  • For Young scientists: 3 to 6 months
  • For Senior scientists: 10 to 15 days
Eligibility criteria
  • For Young scientists

  1. Age: below 45 years
  2. Educational qualification: M.D./Ph.D.
  3. Experience: At least 3 years teaching/research experience

  • For Senior scientists

  1. Age: below 57 years
  2. Educational qualification: M.D./Ph.D.
  3. Experience: At least 15 years teaching/research experience

Additionally, for both young & senior scientists: Regular position in a recognized biomedical/research/health institution in India

Financial support
  • For Young scientists: US$3000 per month, contingency grant of Rs.20,000/- and return economy class air ticket (excursion airfare)
  • For Senior scientists: US$200 per day (including US$75 as per diem and US$125 is for accommodation), contingency grant of Rs.20,000/- and return economy class air ticket (excursion airfare)
Important Notes
1. You should submit a letter of acceptance from the foreign institute where you propose to work along with a concrete plan of training/research work to be undertaken during the fellowship

2. A recommendation by the Head of the parent organization/institute is essential

3. Incomplete application will not be accepted

4. If selected, you should avail of the fellowship before 28th February, 2016

How to apply
Submit 10 copies of your application to:
International Health Division (IHD), Indian Council of Medical Research,
V.Ramalingaswami Bhawan,
Post Box No.4911, Ansari Nagar,
New Delhi – 110029

For application format and complete details refer: www.icmr.nic.in

Last date of receipt of application: 10th March, 2015