S.N. Bose Scholarship Program for Indian students

INTRODUCTION

To nurture future innovators and thought leaders, the Science & Engineering Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) have partnered to develop a dynamic and transformative student exchange program between premier institutions in India and the United States. The program is named in honor of Satyendra Nath Bose (1894 - 1974), a visionary Indian physicist best known for his work on quantum mechanics in the early 1920s. The class of particles that obey Bose-Einstein statistics, Bosons, was named after him.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

. Indian citizens currently pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree at a recognized institution of higher education and learning in India. . Open to students of Atmospheric and Earth Sciences; Chemical Sciences; Engineering Sciences; Mathematical and Computational Sciences; and, Physical Sciences.

CAREER PROSPECTS

. 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. . 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 2016 are eligible to apply. . Top two rank holders from each department should have an endorsement from a competent authority at their respective parent institutions (point no. 15 in the application form) . Supporting documents should be provided strictly according to the check-list mentioned in the application form. . All the applications will be received by e-mail. The completed application form along with all the supporting documents mentioned in point no.16 of the application form have to be scanned and sent as a single PDF document to bose@indousstf.org . The recommendations need to be on the official letter head of the referee with their ink signature and stamp (if any). If they are comfortable sharing the letters with the candidate; it can be attached to the application form.

PAY PACKAGE

. Stipend . Accommodation . Air-fare Important Dates : The Dead Line for Application is 31 October
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