Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA

Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA

Last date to apply

August 16, 2015

Earlier it was July 31, 2015

About Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA

  • Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA is for Permanent Teachers working in Universities and UGC approved institutions to get involved in research in an institute in USA. The Fellowship offers monthly stipend of 3000 USD.
  • The Online application can be made by the candidates who have a Ph.D. degree in relevant subject is willing to undertake Postdoctoral research work in any University or Scientific/ Technological/ Research institution of USA.
  • The Scholarship is available for the following field of research:
    • Food security
    • Information security
    • Environment, especially climate change
    • Energy, especially renewable energy
    • Health, especially public health
    • Urban Planning and Development.
  • Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA will be awarded to 300 candidates and the last date to make application for the same is July 31, 2015.

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Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All india 
Class/ Age Ph.D.
Details
  • Nationality: The fellowship is only for the citizens of India.
  • Age: The candidate should be maximum 40 years at the time of making the fellowship application.
    • The age limit is 45 years for candidates belonging to the reserved categories.
  • Academic qualification: The applicant should be a Ph.D. degree holder in related fields or MD/MS/Ph.D. in Medical Sciences.
  • Minimum Marks: The applicant should have obtained at least 60% marks or equivalent in post-graduate degree.
  • Published Research Work : The applicant must provide a proof of Individual research published in peer reviewed journals.

Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA Reward

Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA Rewards    

  • Number of Fellowships: Total 300 scholarships will be awarded by UGC to suitable candidates after interview.
  • Duration of Scholarship: The minimum duration of the fellowship is 6 months which can be extended to a total of 12 months.

The fellows awarded with the Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Monthly Stipend: The selected candidate will be getting monthly stipend of USD 3000 (Approx. Rs.1,90,000)
  • Contingency Grant: In order to cover the expenses on visa, airport transfer and Medical Insurance, the applicants are entitled to a one time personal contingency grant of up to Rs.50,000.
  • Travelling Grant: In order to attend conferences and to visit other institutes of interest with the permission of advisor from Host Institute, the candidate will be entitled for a travelling allowance of USD 600/1200 depending upon the tenure of the fellowship.
  • Air Fare: The air-tickets for the fellow will be purchased by the respective institution and UGC will reimburse the amount to the institution.

Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA Application form and Process

Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA Application Process

The applications for the Postdoctoral Fellowship will have to be made online using the Official portal of University Grants Commission. The details of the application process are as follow:

  • Mode of Application: The candidates are required to make online application for the fellowship. >> Click here to apply for Raman Fellowship.
  • Submission of Application: The print out of completely filled online application form need to be forwarded to the selection officer by the Head of the Institution, after attaching required documents along with the application on the below mentioned Address:

Section Officer,
IC–Section, Room No. 508A,
University Grants Commission,
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi-110002 (India)

Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA Selection Process

Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA Selection Process

The selection of the deserving candidate will be done by a two-step process i.e.

  • Short-listing of the candidates: The shortlisting will be done on the basis of the submitted applications.
  • Personal interview of the short-listed candidates: The shortlisted candidates will be judged by a panel of officials who will do the final selection of the candidates.

Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA Address

Section Officer,
IC–Section, Room No. 508A,
University Grants Commission,
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi-110002 (India)

Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study in USA Contact Details

Phone: 011 23604519
Email: ugcic2@gmail.com

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