Indian Institute of Advanced Study: Fellowship programme


IIAS is inviting applications for award of Fellowships for advanced research in the following areas: (a) Social, Political and Economic Philosophy; (b) Comparative Indian Literature (including Ancient, Medieval, Modern Folk and Tribal); (c) Comparative Studies in Philosophy and Religion; (d) Comparative Studies in History (including Historiography and Philosophy of History); (e) Education, Culture, Arts including performing Arts and Crafts; (f) Fundamental Concepts and Problems of Logic and Mathematics; (g) Fundamental Concepts and Problems of Natural and Life Sciences; (h) Studies in Environment; (i) Indian Civilization in the context of Asian Neighbours; and (j) Problems of Contemporary India in the context of National Integration and Nation-building. Institute: Indian Institute of Advanced Study


Selection process: The Screening Committee for screening the applications of Fellowships received by the Institute would meet sometime in September 2011. The meeting of the Fellowship Award Committee (FAC) would be held tentatively in October 2011. The short-listed scholars would be invited to make a presentation before the FAC. Scholars with proven academic credentials, as decided by Screening Committee, may be exempted from this provision. Those interested can get further details from the Secretary of the Institute.


How to apply: The prescribed application form can be downloaded from this website and can also be obtained from the Institute by sending a self-addressed envelop (5x11") with postage stamp of Rs. 10 affixed. The application on the prescribed form may be sent to the Secretary, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla 171005. Applications can also be made on line.


Programme: Fellowship Programme 2011-2012
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