Monday, September 19, 2011

Rajat Jayanti Vigyan Sancharak Fellowship

Department of Science & Technology
National Council for Science and Technology Communication



Applications are invited for twenty “Rajat Jayanti Vigyan Sancharak Fellowships” instituted by National Council for Science and Technology Communication, Department of Science & Technology. The fellowship recognizes Science Communicators with uniformly brilliant academic record and supports innovative work in selected scientific institutions/universities/S&T based voluntary organizations under the guidance of a senior science communicator. These are full time fellowships and cannot be taken up with any other assignment. The candidates below 35 years on 31.12.2011 (relaxable by 5 years for Women candidates) must possess a graduation or higher degree in science, engineering, medical science, agriculture, information technology, mass communication, etc. from a recognized university. The duration of the fellowship will be for one year and will comprise a Stipend of Rs.12,000/- per month (Rs.16,000/- in case of a Ph.D. holders), an annual contingency of Rs.30,000/- and travel grant of Rs.15,000/-. Mentors will receive an Honorarium of Rs.20,000/- in a year. Applicants are requested to carefully study Annexure I to V at website www.dst.gov.in before submitting the proposal. The selection will be made by a Committee of experts and decision of DST will be final. Applications to be submitted in the format by September 30, 2011 to
Head (NCSTC), 
Department of Science & Technology,
Technology Bhavan, 
New Mehrauli Road, 
New Delhi – 110016.
For more details visit: http://www.dst.gov.in
For advt and application forms: http://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new11/RJVSF_2011.pdf