The program is envisaged to:
provide an opportunity to Indian students to experience world-class research facilities in leading U.S. institutions;
encourage and motivate students to take up research as a career;
pave the way for the next generation of pioneers and innovators in science and technology to interact with each other, and;
build long-term R&D linkages and collaborations cutting across boundaries around the globe.
Candidates currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters’ degree in Atmospheric and earth Sciences; Chemical Sciences; Engineering; Mathematical and Computational Sciences; and, Physical Sciences are eligible to apply.PhD students are NOT eligible to apply.
Applications in subject - fields other than those specified in the advertisement will not be considered.
Only those candidates who shall be completing their degree program on or after May 2018 are eligible to apply.
This year applications are accepted through nominations/endorsements only.
The departments from each institute have been asked to nominate 2 of their beststudents from each discipline for the program.
Two applications per stream, per department, per institute. For this purpose, for example, the usual two years Masters in physics and Integrated Masters in Physics may be counted as 2 different streams and 2 different applications.
In case the top 2 nominated students do not wish to apply, your department may choose to endorse other two meritorious students.
Program Dates: May – July 2017
Submission Deadline: 31 October 2016
For further details and online submission of application click here