Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship

Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship - 2011

University Grants Commission

Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg , New Delhi - 110 002

Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship - 2011

Invitation of Applications for the Award of Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowships for the academic year 2011 offered by Commonwealth Secretariat, U.K.

Applications are invited from permanent faculty members working in recognized Universities / Institutions / Colleges including Medical Institutions for the award of Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowships for six months for the year 2011 offered by Commonwelath Secretariat, U.K. for the academic year 2011. The fellowships available in all disciplines including Medicine and Dentistry . The fellowships are not available for study towards a higher degree and are not intended purely for discrete research projects.

Eligibility - Citizenship And Residency : Candidates should be citizen of India.

Qualification Requirement : Candidates must hold a doctorate degree. In the fields of medicine and dentistry, have qualified before 1 October, 2011

Experience : Candidates should have at least five years experience as a staff member of the nominating University or similar institution in India.

In the field of Medicine and dentistry, have held a consultancy or equivalent post for at least five years.

Be available, by 1st October, 2011 to commence their fellowship in the United Kingdom

Duration : Duration of fellowship is six months.

Application must be submitted using the Commission's Electronic Application System (EAS), a link to which is available on website at

The form can be downloaded, saved and completed electronically but should then be printed six times and submitted to UGC duly signed by the Vice-Chancellor (in case of University/College) and Executive Head (in case of Institution) along with office seal and with all the required supporting documents (attested copies of original) so as to reach the Section Officer (IC Section), Room No.505, University Grants Commission, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002 on or before 15th October. 2010. Application received after due date will not be entertained.

Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship - 2011