Call for Applications for Fellowships 2014-15

Department of Health Research (DHR) has launched a scheme to provide advanced training to medical and health research personnel in India and abroad in cutting edge research areas concerning medicine and health to create trained human resource forcarrying out research activities with main goal of improving patient management and public health in the country


Also See : Scholarships 2019


This scheme has following components:

1) Short Term Fellowships for 1-3 months from regular faculty (In India and Abroad, Age: upto 55 years)


2) Long Term Fellowships for 6-12 months from regular faculty (In India and Abroad, Age: upto 45 years)

3) Programme specifically for Women who have had a break in their career

4) Scholarships /fellowships to young scientists (medical /non-medical students) in newer areas

5) Programme to encourage health research personnel [Non-resident Indian (NRI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)] serving abroad, to come back to India for undertaking research in identified areas

6) Support to Indian Institutes for imparting training in identified areas to the Faculty of Medical Colleges/ Research Institutes

Who can apply for training/ fellowship?

Scientists/ Health Researches/Professionals in regular employment in the universities, medical colleges, postgraduate institutions, recognized research and development laboratories and Non-Government Organizations who fulfill the eligibility criteria and have a concept research proposals in the identified area to carryout research at present institute / organization

When and how to submit a proposal?

The component of the scheme, format of application, eligibility criteria and terms and conditions can be downloaded from the websites of DHR and ICMR and

Thirty copies of the complete applications, duly approved and forwarded by the competent authority along with a soft copy in word format in electronic mode are to be submitted to "The Programme Officer, HRD scheme of DHR, Indian Council of Medical Research, V.Ramalingaswami Bhawan, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029” (Ph 011-26589699) ([email protected])

Applications are invited in the prescribed format

Details of the eligibility, format of application, terms and conditions, whom to apply and guidelines of the scheme are available on and

Last date of receiving duly completed applications is 15th December 2014

For details, see the link:

Govt. of India

Department of Health Research, (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare), 2nd Floor, Indian Red Cross Society Building, 1, Red Cross Road, New Delhi-110001, Website