Swarnajayanti Fellowship - Young Scientists - Indian National Science Academy.

The ‘Swarnajayanti Fellowship’ for young scientists was introduced by the Indian National Science Academy. It was organized to give budding scientists the impetus and the encouragement to carry out further studies and advanced research work in the field of science and technology. The Department of Science and Technology (DST) was set up in May 1971 with the objective of exploring the uncharted territories in the field of science and technology.This fellowship provides the financial support to a best group of young scientists for completing their research work in the challenging fields of science and technology.

Scholarship For:

Degree in India, Research in India.

Scholarship Field:

Science and technology.

Scholarship Sponsor:

Indian National Science Academy.

Eligibility For Swarnajayanti Fellowship:

The eligibility criteria under the Swarnajayanti Fellowship Scheme are as follows:

  • Applicant must have a Ph.D.in Science or Engineering or a post graduation in Engineering or Technology or a MD in medicine
  • Applicant must be a resident in India or outside India can apply for the Swarnajayanti Fellowship
  • Applicant must be carrying out research work in a nascent subject of science or technology and should have published research papers Indian nationals
  • Applicant must be in the 30-40 years age bracket
  • Applicant must have the option of being employed in any science and technology institute in India

Duration For Swarnajayanti Fellowship:

The period of the Swarnajayanti Fellowship will be for a maximum period of 5 years and will not be extended under any circumstance.

How to Apply For Swarnajayanti Fellowship:

Eligible candidates may send in their applications for the 'Swarnajayanti Fellowships' in the desired format along with any additional information that they may be required to submit.

Value of Scholarship

  • The fellowship grant is reduced to Rs.10,000/- per month for candidates who are in regular employment
  • Financial assistance in the form of grants for equipments, travel and communication are also given
  • A fellowship grant of Rs.25, 000 per month for a period of 5 years for those candidates who are not in regular employment


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New Delhi-110002
Telephone : + 091- 011- 23221931
Fax: + 091- 011- 23235648, 23231095
Email :esoffice@insa.nic.in
Scholarship Website: www.insaindia.org

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