Eligibility
(a) The applicant should be Indian national, residing in India, holding a regular position in a recognized S&T Institution/University and actively engaged in research work in frontline areas.
(b) Applicants must have been awarded their Ph.D. degree within 10 years of the submitting fellowship application and should be less than 45 years of age as on the last date of submission.
(c) Applicants must not have been awarded previously an Indo-Australia Visiting Fellowship 2012-2013.
(d) The applicant should have been accepted to work in any institute/laboratory in Australia to be visited and this should be supported by a letter of invitation from the host Institution(s) commenting on the proposed collaboration.
(e) The applicant should submit a detailed programme of his/her collaborative research work to be conducted in consultation with the host scientist(s) in Australia.
(f) All applications should be forwarded through proper channel by the employer/Head of the institution.

Field of Research
Proposals in any field of natural science (basic and applied), engineering science, mathematics, statistics, health
and multi-disciplinary research in science & technology will be considered. Applicants engaged in multi-disciplinary
research are invited to apply but should note that proposals for research solely in humanities, social or behavioural science are not eligible to apply.
Duration
The travel must commence between 1 January 2017 and 30 June 2017 and must be for a minimum of 3 months and
a maximum of 9 months in duration. All travel must be completed by 31 March 2018. Fellows are responsible for
making their own travel, visa, insurance and accommodation arrangements, in consultation with the host institution as appropriate. The fellowship does not include support for bench fees and managerial costs.

MATERIALS TO BE SUBMITTED
1. Application form (dully filled and forwarded through proper channel)
2. Copy of Ph.D. Degree (Self attested)
3. Letter of invitation from each host being visited
4. Letter of support from department/division head
5. Detailed publication list
6. Short CV (max 2 pages)
Two(2) sets of complete application form duly forwarded by the Head of the Institution/University should reached the following address latest by 21 November 2016. Soft copy of the same in PDF format should also sent to the given email before the due date. Applications received after the last date will not be considered in any case. The last date for receiving complete applications is 21 November 2016.
The Executive Director
Indian National Science Academy
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi – 110002
INDIA
Email: insaaust@gmail.com
Phone: 011-23221931-23221950 (20 lines) (EPABX)
Fax: 011-23231095

Last date: 21 November 2016

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