Indo-US Research Fellowship for Indian Researchers in USA, 2017

Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) of Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India and Indo-US Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) announce Indo-US Research Fellowship Program for Indian Researchers.

These awards will provide an excellent opportunity to young Indian scientists and technologists of all disciplines. Applicants applying for the research programme should have PhD in Science, Engineering, Technology or Medicine. The fellowship can be taken at the US scientific/technological institutions.

The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF), established under an agreement between the Governments of India and the United States of America in March 2000, is an autonomous, not for profit society that promotes and catalyzes Indo-US bilateral collaborations in science, technology, engineering and biomedical research through substantive interaction among government, academia and industry.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing research programme .

Study Subject(s): Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Bio-energy, Cognitive Science, Complex systems, Cyber security, Encryption and decryption, Energy, Genetic to Physiology, High Performance Computation in Physics, High Performance Computation in Chemistry, High Performance Computation in Biology, High Performance Computation in Mathematics, Humanoid Robotics, Materials, Mechanobiology / Physical Biology, Mechnotronics, Mental Health, Modeling, Imaging, Algorithms and Combinatorial Optimizations, Petroleum and Petro-Chemical Engineering, Quantum Computing and Spintronics, Science of Climate Change, Glaciology, Sustainable Chemistry, Theoretical Mathematical Science.

Scholarships Awards:

  • Return Air fare
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Personal Contingency Grant
  • Overseas Medical Insurance
  • Conference Allowance (if applicable)

Scholarship can be taken in: USA


  • Age: Upto 35 years as on 31 December 2016
  • Indian citizens who have completed their Ph.D. from a Public-funded R&D Laboratory/ Recognized Academic Institution / University /College in India. Those unemployed as on date should have completed their Ph.D. degree after 31 December 2014.
  • Letter of Acceptance from the U.S. host institute.

Nationality: The students of India can apply for this scholarship.

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How to Apply:  Applications should be submitted using our Online Application Portal for Visitation Programs. Hard copies and electronic copies of the application forms will not be accepted.

Application Form:

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is February 28, 2017.

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