India Science and Research Fellowship (ISRF) is providing opportunities to scientists from developing countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka to work in advanced research areas in all major disciplines of science and technology including engineering and medical sciences at premier research laboratories in India.
The Fellowship is for researchers holding permanent positions in their Countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka), who are actively involved in research activities to visit India under the ISRF Programme for pursuing research for a period of 3 – 6 months. The Fellowship is supported by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.
The Fellowship application will be scrutinized once a year by a Selection Committee. The Fellowship covers return airfare, sustenance allowance (including accommodation), contingency grant to the fellow and contingency grant for host scientist (through Institution) for providing laboratory facilities and infrastructure.
The benefits of the fellowship programmes vary for each fellowship. Details can be found on the official website.