Title : Education grant/travel grant
Granting Agency: Ratan Tata Trust and Navajbai Ratan Tata Trust
Qualifications : Student or Professional - PhD with regular position in research institute, Indian nationality
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Award Amount : Partial airfare
Procedure : A travel grant application can be made with the following documents A written application from the student / professional Statement of purpose Updated resume In case of students, confirmed admission letter from the university abroad stating details of admission (no email accepted) In case of professionals, letter of invitation from organisers (no emails accepted), along with letter of leave of absence from employers
Deadline : Students - May 31, Professionals - 4 months prior to departure
Title : INSA-CSIR-DAE/BRNS-DOS/ISRO-CICS Travel Fellowship Programme
Granting Agency: Centre for International Cooperation in Science
Qualifications : For Indian Scientists/Researchers affiliated to Indian Institutions
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Award Amount : partial travel, registration fee, per diem
Procedure : 1. The prescribed application form may be downloaded from website and submitted to The Honorary Director Telephone (91) (44) 24430228/24419466/24901367 CICS Fax. (91) (44) 2491 4543 2, Gandhi Mandapam Road Email : cics2010@vsnl.net; Chennai - 600 025 Website: www.cics.tn.nic.in 2. List of Enclosures: (a) A detailed Curriculum Vitae containing date of birth and age, information on the applicant’s research experience, list of publications (only those in refereed journals), present position, professional affiliations, awards and scholarships won, etc. (b) Copies of at least two recent publications in a refereed journal. This will play a significant role in the decision process. (c) An attested copy of School Certificate (X Standard or equivalent) as proof of Date of Birth (d) Copy of the letter of acceptance of oral/poster presentation issued by the organizers of the meeting (e) Copy of the abstract of the paper to be presented at the meeting (not applicable to training programmes/workshops) (f) A brief write-up describing the benefits likely to be derived from attending the meeting. (g) Copy of the invoice from a Travel Agency indicating the economy excursion airfare by the shortest route, to the proposed place of visit (India – abroad – India). 3. Letters of Recommendations: Applicants should arrange with their research guide and at least one other person knowledgeable about the applicant’s research to send confidential reports on his/her accomplishments and abilities, directly to CICS.
Deadline : 30 April 30 June 31 August 31 October 31 December 28/29 February
Title : International travel support scheme
Granting Agency: DST
Qualifications : (a) Applicant should be an active researcher engaged in R&D work. Senior Scientists (above 35 years of age) working in academic institutions and research laboratories are eligible to apply only to international scientific events (conference/ seminar/ symposium/ workshop) which are not sponsored by International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU).Young scientists are, however, considered for support even for ICSU sponsored events . (b) The applicant should have an invitation for presenting a paper or an invitation to chair a session or an invitation to deliver a keynote address. Similar invitation is required in the case of young scientists attending training programmes such as Short term courses, summer/winter schools, workshop etc. (c) The applicant should not have availed financial assistance from DST under this Scheme during the last three years. (d) The scientific event should be of an international character. Invitation of personal nature such as for carrying out post-doctoral work, informal training programmes etc. will not be considered.
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Award Amount : Economy airfare, tax, visa fees, registration fees for the conference
Procedure : The application should be forwarded through proper channel and must reach at least two months prior to the date of the event.
Deadline : 2 months before travel
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Title : Travel Support for attending International Conference/ Seminar/ Symposium
Granting Agency: DBT
Qualifications : PhD
Age : <50
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Procedure : Online application
Deadline : 2 months before travel
Title : BIF travel grants
Granting Agency: Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds
Qualifications : travel grants to European citizens working in Europe and overseas, and non-European citizens who will use the travel grant to work in Europe. Applicants must pursue an experimental project in basic biomedical research and belong to one of the following groups of junior scientists: 1) PhD students or medical students pursuing an experimental doctoral thesis who are not older than 30 years of age; 2) postdocs who are pursuing a particular research project who are not older than 32 years of age; 3) graduates from abroad who have applied for a PhD project, but who have not yet worked with their potential PhD supervisor.
Age : 30-32
Nationality : Any to come to Europe
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Procedure : Candidate must submit 1) A final report on the scientific and personal benefits of the training, about 2 months after returning home. The scientific part (about 3–4 pages) should comprise aim, performed experiments and results (if applicable); 2) reprints of any publication prepared with the foundation's assistance.
Deadline : rolling
Title : International Travel Support Scheme
Granting Agency: DST
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Age : Below 35
Nationality : Indian
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Deadline : Rolling
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Title : CSIR Travel Grant
Granting Agency: CSIR
Qualifications : He/ She should have passed M.Sc/ BE / MBBS or equivalent degree and is a research scholar. His/her age should be not normally be above 40 years on the date of commencement of the conference.
Age : Less than 40
Nationality : Indian
Award Amount : Not clear
Procedure : Check website
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