RACIRI Research Scholarship for Indian Students 2017

Applications are invited for three RACIRI Scholarships enabled within the framework of the India@DESY Collaboration for the year 2017. Young Indian scientists are eligible to apply for this scholarship

The programme structure, lectures and topics are designed to improve the fundamental understanding rather than focusing on plain experimental methods and techniques

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) is a multidisciplinary research institute situated in Jakkur, a locality north of Bangalore, India. It is relatively young yet well-known around the Globe

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue research

Study Subject: The summer schools offer a unique training program and stimulating learning environment for young researchers in materials science in close connection to research at large-scale x-ray and neutron sources

Scholarship Award: The three RACIRI 2017 scholarships for young Indian researchers consist of full accommodation, lodging and meals during the RACIRI Summer School 2017

Number of Scholarships: Three scholarships are available


Also See : Scholarships 2019


Eligibility Criteria

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship

JNCASR expect the successful candidates to be excellently qualified senior master students in the final phase of their study programme (master/diploma), or PhD students with the proven academic background and necessary qualifications, or young scientists (Postdocs)

Students and young scientists from India wishing to participate must first apply at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) and will then be nominated by a committee (based on their academic accomplishment, research and education experience, and with careful consideration of gender balance)

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to electronically submit:


A one-page motivation letter explaining why he/she would like to participate and how this might benefit his/her ongoing or planned research

Two reference letters

All documents should be submitted by 15 March 2017 to cbhas-at-jncasr.ac.in and india-desy-at-jncasr.ac.in. Please be advised to submit your application as soon as possible

Important Dates

Scholarship Application Deadline is 15th March 2017