The purpose of this Fellowship is to extend facilities of the advance scientific infrastructure and expertise of India to scientists and researchers of developing countries.
The Fellowship established from an Endowment received from Sir Dorabji Tata Trust will foster free mobility and exchange of scientists from the developing world and promote south-south co-operation.
The Fellowship is intended for researchers from developing countries, who have aptitude for research and would be desirous of working in an Indian research laboratory for a maximum period of 3 months.
Applicants possessing post-graduate degree in Science and Technology below 45 years of age may apply.
The fellowship covers 1) cost of return airfare from place of work in their home country to place of work in India 2) maintenance allowance and incidentals for three months, 3) accommodation to be provided by the host institute free of cost or at nominal charges and 4) contingency grant for purchase of books and stationery
Selection will be made based on the recommendations of a Committee consisting of eminent scientists.
The committee will meet twice a year.
Deadline: 15th March and 15th September of every year.