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SERB Indo-US Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2017 Notification

SERB New Delhi Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2017-18)

Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) in partnership with the bi-national Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) announces the SERB Indo-US Postdoctoral Fellowships for Indian Researchers in USA as an initiative under the SERB Overseas Postdoctoral fellowship Scheme (SERB-OPDF)

The objective of the SERB Indo-US Postdoctoral Fellowships for Indian Researchers is to introduce scientists and engineers in the early stages of their careers to international collaborative research opportunities, thereby furthering their research capacity and global perspective and forging long-term relationships with scientists, technologists and engineers in USA

The individual availing this fellowship would be called as SERB Indo-US Research Fellow

Eligibility Criteria

Age: Upto 35 years as on 31 December 2016

Indian citizens who have completed their PhD from India

Those unemployed as on date should have completed their PhD degree after 31 December 2014

Letter of Acceptance from the U.S. host institute

Research Areas: Check the list of identified research areas

Nature of Support:
– Return Air fare
– Monthly Stipend
– Personal Contingency Grant
– Overseas Medical Insurance
– Conference Allowance (if applicable)

Duration: 12 Months


The selected fellows will be paid a monthly fellowship amount equivalent to US $ 3000, and one-time Contingency/Preparatory allowances of Rs 60,000/- to cover visa fee, airport transfer charges, medical insurance etc

The selected fellows will be provided shortest route economy class air fare and from their place of work in India to the place of the host institute and back

How to Apply

The application for consideration under the SERB Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (SERB OPDF) can be submitted only when the call for application is made
The format, guidelines and other details of the SERB-OPDF Program are available at www.serb.gov.in and www.dst.gov.in

Important Dates

Online Application Submission Deadline: 28th February 2017

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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