Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship & Internship Program, 2017

IUSSTF Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy Fellowship Program 2017

The Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India and the Indo - US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) are jointly inviting applications for Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship and Internship Program from best and brightest Indian students and scientists to provide them an opportunity to gain exposure and access to world class research facilities in leading US Institutions

Fellowship Program

Recognizing that climate change, clean and efficient energy and environmental protection are among the biggest challenges facing India and the United States; the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India through its Solar Energy Research Initiative, and the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) are committed to tackling these issues by building capacity in these frontier areas

The Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship Program - a dynamic and transformative Program has been developed to foster contacts between students and scientists from India and the United States

Categories of Research: (Indicative list)

Solar Photovoltaics

Solar Thermal

Grid Interaction including Smart Grids

Energy storage

System Development and Integration

Other (any other related area in Solar Energy)

Internship Details:

Duration of Internship: Minimum 3 months and upto 06 months

Number of Internships: 07

Internship includes in Monthly Stipend; Return Air-fare; Contingency allowance

Fellowship Details:

Duration of fellowship: Minimum 3 months and upto 12 months

Number of Fellowships: 07

Fellowship includes in Monthly Stipend; Return Airfare; Contingency allowance

Eligibility Criteria

For Internship:
Applicants must be Indian citizens currently pursuing a PhD as full-time scholars in the field of Solar Energy in a public-funded R&D lab/S&T institution (non-private)/ recognized academic institute (university/college) in India

For Fellowship:
Applicants must be Indian citizens with a PhD in Science, Engineering or Technology Applicants must provide proof of independent research work in internationally recognized academic journals
Fellowship is open only to the applicants who are working in the field of Solar Energy
A permanent position in a public-funded R&D Laboratory/S&T institution (non-private)/recognized academic institute (University/College) in India

Age Limit

For Internship: Applicants must have 32 years of age as on 31st December 2016

For Fellowship: Applicants must have 40 years of age as on 31st December 2016

How to Apply

Applicants may download the application form for student internship at www.iusstf.org. The completed application form along with relevant enclosures should be submitted electronically to [email protected]

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Important Dates

Last Date of Submission Deadline: 15th March 2017

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum

Dept. of Science & Technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,, New Delhi-110016 Telephone: +91-11-26567373, 26962819 Fax +91-11-26863847, 26515637 Email:[email protected], Website www.iusstf.org

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