Study Subject(s): Cognitive Science
Course Level: Research/ Postdoctoral
Scholarship Provider: Department of Science and Technology at Ministry of Science and Technology
Scholarship can be taken at: India
-The applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Science and Engineering with research interests in Cognitive Science and a good academic record.
-Those who have already submitted Ph.D. thesis are also eligible to apply.
-Applicants in regular positions in Research Institutions/Universities/Non-profit R&D Institutions are not eligible. -The applicants should be below 40 years of age.
Scholarship Open for International Students: No
The interested scientists are welcome to participate in this Cognitive Science Research Initiative and submit research proposals in their area of expertise. The SERC project format is available at the website: www.serc-dst.org. The scientists are requested to use “SERC PROJECT FORMAT” for submitting research proposals which is available at www.serc-dst.org. General information and instructions can also be seen at same web address.
Fifteen (15) copies of the proposal along with its soft version are to be submitted. The envelope should be superscribed “Proposal for Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSI). The postdoctoral fellowship is a purely temporary assignment and is tenable for a maximum period of 2 years. In exceptional cases, depending upon progress of the research, the fellowship may be extended for the third year. Each fellow would be entitled to a fellowship of Rs 35,000/-per month and research contingency grant of Rs 1,00,000/-per year, payable to the host institution. The fellowships cannot be availed at the same institution where the candidates have earned their Ph.D. degree.
How to Apply: By Post
Scholarship Application Deadline: 1st August, 2011
Further Scholarship Information and Application