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Newton-Bhabha PhD Placement Program 2019 - Application, Dates

Newton-Bhabha Fund PhD Placement Program 2019

Newton Bhabha PhD Placement Program 2019 - The British Council, in partnership with the Departments of Science and Technology (DST) and Biotechnology (DBT), invites applications for funding support for short-term placements in United Kingdom (UK) and Indian institutions between March to October 2019.

 

Also See : Phd Admissions 2018

 

Objective
  • The placement offer provides funding to Indian and UK PhD scholars for a period of 2 to 4 months of their research at any UK or Indian higher education institution
  • As a result of participating in international intellectual networks, it builds the capacity of individuals, increases cultural understanding and fosters sustainable research collaborations
The Program further aims to:
  • Provide individual professional development through international training and development opportunities
  • Increase the number of highly trained researchers in the UK and India with international experience, able to contribute to the absorptive capacity for research and innovation and thus bring about economic and social benefits
  • Increase awareness of the research strengths of the UK and India

 

Also See : Admissions Notiofication 2018

 

Course Level
  • PhD Program is available to spend a period of their study at UK or Indian higher education or research institutions
Study Subject
  • Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
Scholarship Award
  • Visa fee, Economy class international airfares and overseas medical insurance incurred by PhD scholars. In-country costs including accommodation and stipend for PhD scholars

Eligibility Criteria

  • In India, the scheme is open only for Indian scholars enrolled at Indian higher education institution with following criteria:
  • INSPIRE PhD Senior Research Fellows (SRFs) of Batch are eligible to apply for a STEM and Life Sciences subject. 2. PhD Scholar (other than INSPIRE Fellows) who have qualified through national level test and are pursuing PhD in mid second or third year of Life sciences are eligible to apply. These scholars will be funded by DBT
  • PhD Scholar (other than INSPIRE Fellows) who have qualified through national level test and are pursuing PhD in mid second or third year of Life sciences are eligible to apply. These scholars will be funded by DBT
  • In UK, the scheme is open only for UK scholars pursuing their PhD at a UK higher education institution (Please see list of eligible institutions under downloads section)

Application Procedure

  • Submit your application with endorsements from both the sending and receiving relevant Heads of Department (or equivalent)
  • In addition, the receiving institution must confirm that they will host, give details of the duration of stay and amount of bench fees, if charged (applicable only for UK host universities)
  • UK applicants apply here

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Online Registration for Scholarship is 04th August 2018, 4.00 PM (UK time)
  • Selection Results: October 2018

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