Call for Applications: Raman–Charpak Fellowship 2016 for Indian and French Students

Deadline: 31 May 2016

The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and the Service for Science and Technology (SST), French Embassy in India, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Development, Government of France have jointly announced a call for applications for Raman–Charpak Fellowship 2016 with an aim to facilitate the exchange of doctoral students between the two countries, in order to broaden the scope and depth of future engagements in science, technology and innovation.

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Research Fields

  • Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Life and Medical Sciences
  • Material Sciences
  • Mathematical and Computational Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences


  • For Indian Fellow: Fellowship Support of 1500 Euros per month for daily expenses, local travel, accommodation charges plus Social Security charges
  • For French Fellow: Fellowship support Rs. 40,000 per month for daily expenses, local travel, etc. plus accommodation charges not exceeding Rs. 45,000 per month

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants from India must be Indian citizens residing in India and have registered for a PhD in a recognized university or research institution in India.
  • Applicants from France must be residing in France and have registered for a PhD in a recognized university or research institution in France.
  • Have a Master’s degree (in science, technology or medicine) from a recognized University/Institute.
  • Age: Maximum 30 years as on 1st April, 2016.
  • Students once supported by CEFIPRA, also in the framework of CEFIPRA projects, and students who have a permanent position in institutions/universities are not eligible.
  • Pre-authorization or prior consent from his/her Institute / University to apply for a foreign fellowship program [No objection certificate from Head of the Institution] (Not applicable for French candidates).
  • A letter of recommendation from the Ph.D. supervisor in his/her native lab.
  • A letter of recommendation and agreement from the proposed host supervisor in the fellowship lab (Foreign Research Institute / University).

How to Apply

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Applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Raman–Charpak Fellowship.

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