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ICMR International Fellowship Programme for Indian Biomedical Scientists 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Dec-2017
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AwardUSD 3000 per month (Young scientist) and USD 200 per day (Senior scientist) and others
EligibilityPh.D./ M.D. with teaching/research experience
Scholarship provider contact details

Phone: 91-11-26588895,


What is ICMR International Fellowship Programme for Indian Biomedical Scientists 2017?

Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) invites applications for  International Fellowship Programme 2017 from junior and senior scientists related to Biomedical/Research/Health institution. The candidates receiving this fellowship will be addressed as ICMR International Fellows (ICMR-IF).

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • Applicant must hold a regular position in a recognised Biomedical/ Research/ health institution.
  • The application must be forwarded by the Employer/Head of the Institution, with the statement that the applicant will be considered a full-time employee of the institution during the period of the fellowship.
  • Letter of acceptance from the host Institute must be submitted by the applicant.
  • Plan of training must be submitted by the applicant for availing this fellowship.

For young scientist applicant

  • Must have completed M.D./ PhD degree
  • Must be below the age of 45 years
  • Must have at least 3 years of teaching/research experience

For senior scientist applicant

  • Must have completed M.D/ PhD degree
  • Must be below the age of 57 years
  • Must have at least 15 years of teaching/research experience

How can you apply ?

Step 1: Visit the website for ICMR-Fellowship here.

Step 2: Download the scholarship form by clicking on 'Download Format for Fellowship'.

Step 3: Complete the form and send it to ICMR office:

Indian Council of Medical Research
V. Ramalingaswami Bhawan
P.O. Box No. 4911
Ansari Nagar
New Delhi - 110029

Terms and Conditions

  • Duration of fellowship:
    • For young scientist- 3 to 6 months
    • For senior scientist- 10 to 15 days
  • Number of fellowship seats
    • For young scientist: 12 seats per year
    • For senior scientist: 6 seats per year
  • Scholarship:
    • Young scientist: USD 3000 per month (includes accommodation and other expense), return economy class airfare for excursion (by Air India), Contingency grant up to INR 20,000
    • Senior scientist: USD 200/day (USD 75/ day up to USD 125 for accommodation expense, up to a max of USD 3000 for the entire stay), return economy class airfare for excursion (by Air India), Contingency grant up to INR 20,000
  • Legal bond of INR 5 lac must be signed between the applicant and the parent institute for a period of 3 years after the return of the applicant from fellowship program.
  • Fellowship needs to be availed before 28th February of the next year.
  • If fellows are placed overseas during the period of fellowship then they should return the complete expense incurred during the fellowship within one month of the completion of fellowship to ICMR. This undertaking needs to be submitted on a non-judicial stamp paper of INR 50.

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