India Alliance is inviting fellowship applications from visionary biomedical scientists for Margadarshi Fellowships – the Biomedical Research Fellowship Program for India. Major purpose of the fellowship program is to improve the scientific breadth of host institutions and scientific leaders who already lead their own research group, and now wish to utilize their experience in developing new research platforms.
The fellowship is for five years, and provides personal support for the fellow; salary support for personnel, who may include assistant professors; equipment, animals and consumables; funds to attend scientific gatherings, for collaborative visits and to organize meetings; and overheads for the host institution.
Eligibility Criteria –
Candidates of all nationalities and origins, and any age are eligible to apply if they are pursuing or intend to pursue an academic research career in India.
Applicants are expected to be running an independent laboratory for 10 years or more, and have a strong scientific record.
Clinicians and public-health researchers, with equivalent qualifications and experience, are also eligible to apply.
Applicants must demonstrate leadership skills and must have made significant contributions in research.
Applicants must have mentored young scientists and students; attracted extra mural funds from peer-reviewed competitive sources; established collaborations; and successfully initiated programs of advanced scientific research.
Applicants must be sponsored by the Host Institution and the intended program must be conceived in consultation with and under the supervision of the sponsor(s).
Complete application includes Joint Concept note by applicant and sponsor(s), applicant form, sponsorship form(s), and consent form by Sponsor(s). Complete application must be submitted before deadline.
For more information, please visit India Alliance Margadarshi Fellowships page.