Indian Academy of Sciences

C.V.Raman Avenue
Bangalore 560 080

Indian National Science Academy

Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi-110 002

The National Academy of Sciences, India

Lajpatrai Road

Science Academies' Summer Research Fellowship Programme for Students and Teachers 2012


The three national Science Academies offer several two-month Summer Fellowships to enable students/teachers to work with scientists associated with the three Academies during 2012.

Applications are invited from interested students and teachers from all universities and colleges affiliated to UGC/AICTE/MCI/Accredited Institutions of State Universities for these Fellowships. The online application should include: (a) Details of the applicant (fill in applicable and mandatory fields);  (b) a write-up (in about 250 words) as to what  the applicant wants to learn and achieve;  (c) the guide with whom the applicant would like to work. A list of those who have consented to guide students/teachers to work on short-term projects is displayed at the end of the online application. Student applicants should forward a recommendation letter from a teacher (in the prescribed format) familiar with their work, in a sealed envelope. The selected candidate may work in consultation with the assigned guide for two months any time during the calendar year, preferably during the summer.

Applications should be submitted Online through one of our websites, or; however a print copy of the online application (not handwritten or typewritten) together with enclosures must be sent by speed post (within 7 days) to The Coordinator, Science Education Programme, Indian Academy of Sciences, C.V. Raman Avenue, Near Mekri Circle  Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560 080. The registration number assigned soon after online submission must be quoted both in the print copy of the application to be sent and in the letter of recommendation to be forwarded by the teacher in the case of student applicants.

Information of selection along with concurrence of the guide will be despatched by early March 2012.The selected students/teachers will be provided appropriate round trip train fare and a monthly fellowship to meet their living expenses at the place of work.

Professor N. Mukunda

Chairman, Joint Science Education Panel
Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore

30 September 2011