Science Academies - Summer Research Fellowship Programme for Students and Teachers 2019

Last Date for Applying Online: 30th November, 2018

Science Academies - Summer Research Fellowship-2019

Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru

Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi

The National Academy of Sciences, India, Allahabad

The three national Science Academies offer several two-month Summer Fellowships to enable students/teachers (studying/teaching in India) to work with scientists associated with the three Academies during 2019. A copy of the application format, instructions to applicants including eligibility criteria, and a list of names of scientists/faculty who have consented to guide students/teachers to work on short-term projects is displayed in the online application.

​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 application should include: (a) the application form in the prescribed format; (b) scanned copies of marks sheets from class X till the last examination; (c) a write-up (in about 150-250 words) as to what the applicant wants to learn and achieve. Student applicants should provide the email id of one of their teachers or HoD familiar with their work. The Academy will approach them for a recommendation letter in the prescribed format. The selected candidate should work with the assigned guide for two months any time during the calendar year, preferably during the summer.

Focus Areas: Engineering including Computer Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Life Sciences, Earth & Planetary Science.


Eligibility Criteria:

Students: Applicants should be studying in one of the following:

  • BS / BSc / BVSc / BPharm (II and III years only)

  • BE / BTech / BCA (II and III years only)

  • BArch (II,III and IV years only)

  • MS / MSc / MVSc / MPharm (I year only)

  • ME / MTech / MCA / MArch (I year only)

  • (5-year integrated) MS / MSc /MTech / MBBS (II, III, IV years only)

  • PharmD (III, IV years only)

  • (dual degree) BTech + MTech (II/,III,IV years only)

  • (dual degree) BE + MSc (II, III, IV years only)

  • (dual degree) BS + MS (II, III, IV years only)

  • Integrated PhD (I, II years only)

  • MSc Tech (I, II years only)

Teachers: Teachers must be teaching in a College/University.


The minimum percentage of average marks in core subjects only (i.e. excluding languages) from X std. up to post-graduation (whichever years completed) should be 65% or above for students. The minimum Percentage of average marks does not apply for teachers.


How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted by logging onto one of our websites [; and]. The registration number assigned soon after the online submission must be quoted in all future correspondence.

The applicant should include a write-up (in about 150–250 words) as to the specific area of the applicant and indicate what he/she would like to learn and achieve through this fellowship. It can also include the specific experiment or theory that the applicant wants to work on but NOT a general description of the area. The write-up should not be a "copy and paste" job from any source.

Do not use special/scientific characters like Ø Ü the software will prevent you from uploading the application with such characters.

Both student and teacher applicants must upload scanned versions of mark sheets from class X till the last examination in JPEG Format (the size of each marks sheet should not exceed 700 kb).

Teacher applicants should upload their publications, if any. On selection, an authorization letter from the Principal/HoD that necessary permission/leave of absence will be granted should be sent by post to the Coordinator, SRFP 2019, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru 560 080.

All correspondence should be addressed to:

Mr C S Ravi Kumar

Coordinator, Summer Research Fellowship Programme

Indian Academy of Sciences

CV Raman Avenue, near Mekhri Circle


Bengaluru 560 080

Tel. (080) 2266 1207, 2266 1202, 2266 1221

Email: website:


Important Dates:

The last date for receipt of online applications is 30 November 2018.

Information of selection along with concurrence of the guide will be dispatched around February–March 2019. 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.


For Educational Qualification, Eligibility Criteria and Other important details please follow the “Notification" button below.

About Science Academies

The three national Science Academies offer several two-month Summer Fellowships to enable students/teachers (studying/teaching in India) to work with scientists associated with the three Academies during 2019.

Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru:
Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi:
The National Academy of Sciences, India, Prayagraj:

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