Innovation in Scientific Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) fellowship for First rank Holder for Pursuing Doctoral programme in science and technology.
Study Subject:Science and Technology
Scholarship Description:Applications are invited from First Rank holders in the Post Graduate Degrees in Basic and Natural Sciences OR Undergraduate Degree in Engineering Sciences/ Medical Sciences/ Pharmaceutical Sciences/ Agricultural Sciences/ Veterinary Sciences of any recognized Indian University or Institute/ Statutory Body in India for award of INSPIRE FELLOWSHIP and appropriate research grants for a period of five years for doing full-time research leading to Ph.D. Application format and necessary documents required are available on the website
The Department of Science & Technology (DST), New Delhi requests submission of Application for “INSPIRE Fellowship” to pursue doctoral degree under Assured Opportunity for Research Careers (AORC) – a component of the `Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)’ being implemented by DST. Genesis of INSPIRE: Global competitiveness in the changing global knowledge economy calls
for expansion and right-sizing of the Research and Development base of the country. Need for special interventions for attracting youth to study of Sciences and careers with Research is recognized. Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) is a Program
launched by the Government of India to strengthen the National Science and Technology base. It is being implemented by the Department of Science and Technology (DST).
About INSPIRE: Program includes three components namely Scheme for Early Attraction of Talents for Science (SEATS), Scholarships for Higher Education (SHE) and Assured Opportunity for Research Careers (AORC). The Scheme AORC is focused on attraction of
student to pursue doctoral degree in basic and applied sciences including engineering, medicine, agriculture, veterinary, pharmacy etc. after either masters’ degree in science or bachelor/ masters’ degree in engineering/ applied sciences.
Scholarship Application Deadline:All interested and eligible candidates must apply in the prescribed A4 size format along with documents as listed in the Annexure 1 to 3. Applications should be sent by Post only within 60 days (Sixty days) from the date of release ( 20-1-2011)of this advertisement and shall be addressed to Head.