Rajat Jayanti Science Communicator Fellowship

Rajat Jayanti Science Communicator Fellowship 2013

Rajat Jayanti Science Communicator Fellowship 2013

Rajat Jayanti Science Communicator Fellowship

Website : http://www.dst.gov.in

Rajat Jayanti Science Communicator Fellowship 2013

Rajat Jayanti Science Communicator Fellowship 2013 By by National Council for Science and Technology Communication

Applications are invited for twenty ?Rajat Jayanti Science Communicator Fellowship? 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. These fellowships are meant to communicate science among various target groups only and not for taking up basic research. The candidates below 35 years on 31.12.2013 (relaxable by 5 years for Women candidates) 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 IV 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 15th September, 2013 to Head (NCSTC), Department of Science & Technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi ? 110016.

For more details please visit : www.dst.gov.in

Rajat Jayanti Science Communicator Fellowship 2013