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VAIBHAV Fellowships Programme

VAIBHAV Fellowships Programme:

The Government of India has launched a new fellowship programme to connect the Indian Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM)diaspora with Indian academic and R&D institutions.

  • The fellowship would be awarded to outstanding scientists/technologists of Indian origin (NRI/OCI/PIO) who are engaged in research activities in their respective countries.
  • The VAIBHAV Fellow would identify an Indian Institution for collaboration and may spend up to two months in a year for a maximum of 3 years.
  • The government offers the researchers an amount of INR 4,00,000 per month for the entire period.
  • Aim is Improving the research ecosystem of India’s Higher Educational Institutions by facilitating academic and research collaborations between Indian Institutions and the best institutions in the world.
  • This is done through the mobility of faculty/researchers from overseas institutions to India.
  • Researchers from institutions featuring in the top 500 QS World University Rankings will be eligible for the fellowship.
  • The applicant must have obtained Ph.D./M.D/M.S degree from a recognized University.