Ministry of Science and Technology funded Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Science for Indian Students at Research Institutions/Universities/Non-profit R&D Institutions, India 2012
About Scholarship: Cognitive Science is the study of the processes by which the humans and other animals come to know properties of their external environment and convert that knowledge into action as well as relay that knowledge to others by means of communication. As a result, Cognitive Science has a vital role to play in several socially important areas such as mental health, social engineering, education and computer technology.Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the award of “DST-CSI-Postdoctoral Fellowship” for pursuing research in frontier areas of Cognitive Science. The fellowship is tenable in Research Institutions/Universities/Non-profit R&D Institutions within India. The fellowships are awarded under a programme “Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSI)” of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Study Subjects: Study subject is Cognitive Science
Course Level: Postdoctoral Fellowship for pursuing research in frontier areas of Cognitive Science.
Scholarship By: Ministry of Science and Technology, India
Scholarship can be taken at: India
Duration: The postdoctoral fellowship is a purely temporary assignment and is tenable for a maximum period of 2 years
Cover: Each fellow would be entitled to a fellowship of Rs 35,000/- per month and research grant of Rs 2,00,000/- per year. The fellowships cannot be availed at the same institution where the candidates have earned their Ph.D. degree.
-The applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Science/ Engineering with research interests in Cognitive Science and a good academic record.
-Those who have already submitted Ph.D. thesis are also eligible to apply.
-Applicants in regular positions in Research Institutions/Universities/Non-profit R&D Institutions are not eligible.
-The applicants should be below 40 years of age.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Only Indian Students can apply
Apply: The applications are to be submitted by Post on Doctoral Fellowship should be sent to Dr HB Singh, Scientist, Department of Science and Technology, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016
Deadline: 15th October, 2012
Further Information: http://www.dst.gov.in/whats_new/whats_new12/CSI-AD%202012%20PDF.pdf