INSA JRD-Tata Fellowships for Visiting Scientists from Developing Countries

India’s National Science Academy is welcoming applications for its ‘INSA JRD-Tata Fellowship for Visiting Scientists from Developing Countries.’


INSA JRD-Tata Fellowship for Visiting Scientists from Developing Countries is a Fellowship program by India’s National Science Academy that offers outstanding scientists from developing countries the opportunity to participate in its research-related fellowship program.

Deadlines: 30th April 2021/31st October 2021

Fellowship starts: 2022

Number of Awards: Up to 10

Awarded Annually?: Yes

Type: Fellowship, Research

Duration of Program: Three months, at most

Field of Research: Research studies

Host: India’s National Science Academy

Country of Research: India

Target demographic: Developing Countries


To be eligible to apply for this fellowship program, applicants must:

° be below 45 years of age (as on 31 December of the previous year of selection)

° be affiliated to a scientific or academic institution in a developing country (Other than India)

° possess a valid passport.

Fellowship Worth/Inclusions

The Fellowship award covers the following costs:

¶ an adequate allowance in Indian currency to cover incidental expenses

¶ return airfare from place of work in their home country to place of work in India

¶ boarding

¶ lodging at the affiliated institution/s,

How to Apply

To apply, applicants are advised to visit the Fellowship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply. All the best.

CICS website:


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