DST STI Fellowships 2017 for PhD – Eligibility, Application and Dates

DST Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy Fellowships 2017

The Ministry of Science and Technology has invited applications for DST Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (DST-STI) Postdoctoral Fellowship.

The main objective of DST-STI Fellowship is to build up the cadre of academic STI policy researchers in the country, such that these Fellows may actively contribute in policy making in academia, research organizations, or even in government

This will be a 2-year fellowship (with a possible extension of one more year, depending upon performance) where the recipient would be located in a DST-CPR (by mutual agreement) or in an active policy research group in academic/research institutions within the country to undertake STI policy research align to the research program of that CPR or mutually agreed with consent of

DST-PRC and policy researchers/mentors in other than that of CPR

DST STI Scholarship Details

Number of Postdoctoral Fellowships - 08 (tentative and can be increased, decreased at the discretion of DST)
The selected Postdoctoral Fellows will be awarded a fellowship of Rs. 80,000/- (consolidated) in the level of INSPIRE Faculty. Based on the Committee’s decision, an amount up to Rs. 200,000/- will be granted annually to the Postdoctoral Fellows to cover research-related costs and contingency

DST STI Fellowships 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Science/medicine/engineering/ social science (with a background of STI policy) academic scholars, STI policy researchers, with good academic record and holding a PhD degree (within the last three years) are eligible to apply

Applicants must be capable of doing independent research work and have published at least 3 research papers in peer reviewed journals. At the time of application, applicant’s age should be below 35 years
Application/Proposal Applicants are required to submit following documents written in English

DST STI Fellowships 2017 Application Procedure

Candidates are required to submit a copy of application in prescribed format available at DST website www.dst.gov.in. The envelope should be superscribed with "DST-STI-PFP Application 2017"

The application should be sent to Dr. Akhilesh Mishra, Scientist D, Dept. of Science and Technology, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016 by speed post. A soft copy of proposal should also be mailed at [email protected]
(Applicants may note that R&D related proposals will not be considered. Proposal must be on STI policy related issues)

DST STI Fellowships 2017 Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Application for DST-STI Fellowship: 30th May 2017

Government of India

Dr. Akhilesh Mishra, Scientist D, Dept. of Science and Technology, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016 by speed post. A soft copy of proposal should also be mailed at [email protected], Website www.dst.gov.in

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

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