Jawaharlal Nehru Science Fellowship
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Jawaharlal Nehru Science Fellowship

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Category :
Science Fellowship
Research Areas :
Natural and Physical Sciences
Fellowship Provided by :
Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi
Provided to :

Overseas scientists with high academic distinction and achievements

The Department of Science and Technology has instituted Jawaharlal Nehru Science Fellowships, in order to promote cutting-edge scientific research in centre of excellence in India. Eminent scientist of any nationality desirous of carrying out research in Indian Institutions for a period of 12 months in a three year duration would be enabled by this Fellowship in Science.

Nomination of eminent scientist for the Award of Jawaharlal Nehru Science Fellowship are invited from Heads of Academic/Research Institutions, Presidents/Fellows of Science Academics and global leaders in science.

Scope: Areas in Natural and Physical Sciences including Mathematics



The Fellowship would be availed for a duration of 12 months during a period of three years, from the date of offer of the Fellowship Award

Nature of Support

(i) Their place of research anywhere in India
(ii) Duration (total of 12 months spread over a period of up to three years)
(iii) Research theme for pursuing their research
(iv) Research collaboration in India, if any

Host Institution: The Host Institutions for the Jawaharlal Nehru Science Fellows would need to provide the necessary infrastructure, furnished housing and administrative support to the Fellow . The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, would provide Rs.1 million to the host institute to cover the expenses of such support.

Methodology for Selection

How to Apply

The nominations for the Fellowship may be sent to Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016 through dstsec@nic.in (please mention “Attention SS Kohli, Director, DST” in the subject of the email)

There is no prescribed format for nomination. The nomination letters should be accompanied by recent and details CV of the nominee and expressed willingness to accept the Fellowship, if offered

To see further details log on to www.dst.gov.in


Department of Science and Technology,
Technology Bhavan,
New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016,
Tel +91-11-26567373
Website: www.dst.gov.in

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