Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship program 2015

Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship Program 2016

Last date to apply

August 16, 2016

About Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship program

  • Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship Program is launched by IUSST Forum to provide an opportunity to the brightest students and scientists in India to gain exposure and access to world-class research facilities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Daugherty Water for Food Institute.
  • The Other objectives of this program are:
    • Promotion of Research and Capacity Building in the area of water.
    • Encouragement and motivation of outstanding students to take up research as a career.
    • Pave the way for the next generation scientists and technologists from India to interact with American peers, thus helping to build long-term R&D linkages and collaborations.
  • India & USA have partnered to nurture cooperation between students and scientists from USA and India after recognizing that Water is of fundamental importance for human development, the environment and the economy.

Program Partners 

  • Department of Science and Technology (DST)
  • Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL)
  • Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska (DWFI)

Number of Fellowships & Internships

  • Student Internships: 5
    • Duration: Minimum 3 months and up to 6 months
  • Fellowships: 5
    • Duration: Minimum 3 months and up to 12 months

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Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship program Eligibility Criteria

Gender Any
Region All India 
Class/ Age  Ph.D Students & Scientists
Details

Age

  • For Student Internships: Upto 32 years as on December 31, 2016
  • For Fellowships: Upto 40  years as on December 31, 2016 

Qualification

  • For Student Internships: Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Water Science and Engineering at a recognized institution of higher education and learning in India.
  • For Fellowships:
    • Having Ph.D. in Water Science and Engineering
    • Should be able of doing independent research work and have published in internationally recognized academic journals.
    • It is also open to applicants working in the fields of Water resources, water chemistry and environmental engineering.
    • Employment: Candidates can be an employee of a public funded R&D Lab/ S&T Institution (non-private)/ recognized Universities/Colleges in India.

Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship program Reward

 Internship includes :

  • Air-fare (To be facilitated by IUSSTF Travel desk)
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Contingency allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Partial Housing allowance

Fellowship includes:

  • Air-fare (To be facilitated by IUSSTF Travel desk)
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Contingency allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Partial Housing allowance
  • Conference allowance

Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship program Application form and Process

Candidates are encouraged to submit the application along with documents as a single word/pdf document to water.fellowship@indousstf.org

Guidelines:

Enclosures to be attached with the Application Form

  • Two recommendation letters from Referees.
  • No-Objection Certificate

IUSSTF Water Advanced Research & Innovation Fellowship

Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship program Address

Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum
Fulbright House
12, Hailey Road
New Delhi – 110001

Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship program Contact Details

Dr. Nishritha Bopana
Phone: +91-11-42691700
E-mail: water.fellowship@indousstf.org   

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