Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship Program in USA

Indo - U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM (Internship and Fellowship) program

Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship Program in USA

Designation/Position- Fellowship Program in USA

Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) invites application for Fellowship Program in USA from eligible and interested candidates

About- Recognizing that Water is of fundamental importance for human development, the environment and the economy, and therefore needs to feature prominently in the development agenda of both India and the United States; the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska (DWFI) and the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) have partnered to nurture cooperation between students and scientists from both countries. The Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program – a dynamic and transformative program has thus been developed to foster long term Indo-American science and technology partnerships. Fellowship Program in USA

Research/Job Area- Water Science and Engineering

Location- University of Nebraska (DWFI), USA 


For Student Internships
  • Indian citizens currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Water Science and Engineering at a recognized institution of higher education and learning in India;

Age: Upto 32 years as on 31 December 2019

For Fellowships
  • Indian citizens having Ph.D. in Water Science and Engineering.
  • Applicants must be able of doing independent research work and have published in internationally recognized academic journals.
  • Open to applicants working in the fields of Water resources, water chemistry and environmental engineering.
  • Employment: The applicant should be holding a regular position at any public funded R&D Lab/ S&T Institution / recognized Universities/Colleges in India.

Age: Upto 40 years as on 31 December 2019.

Job/Position Description- 

The Program is envisaged to:
  • Provide opportunity to best and brightest Indian students and scientists to gain exposure and access to world class research facilities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute, Purdue University, Texas Tech University and the University of Idaho ;
  • Promote research and capacity building in the area of water;
  • Encourage and motivate outstanding students to take up research as a career path; and
  • Pave way for the next generation scientists and technologists from India to interact with American peers, thus helping to build long-term R&D linkages and collaborations.
  • Internship: Minimum 3 months and upto 6 months
  • Fellowships: Minimum 3 months and up to 12 months
Number of Fellowships
  • Student Internships 5
  • Fellowships 5
  • Note: The above numbers are tentative and can be increased, decreased or inter-changed in either category at the discretion of DST, IUSSTF and UNL.

How to Apply- 

Applications for internships should be submitted using Online Application Portal for Visitation Program

Applications for fellowships should be submitted using Online Application Portal for Visitation Program

For Contact –

Dr. Chaitali Bhattacharya 
Principal Science Officer
Ms.Monika Madan
Senior Personal Secretary

 [email protected]

Last Date for Apply– 30 September 2019

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