Focus Area Science Technology–Summer Fellowship (FAST-SF) – 2019 for Students/Teachers | Rs. 12,500-18,750 per month. ~ helpBIOTECH

11 September 2018

Focus Area Science Technology–Summer Fellowship (FAST-SF) – 2019 for Students/Teachers | Rs. 12,500-18,750 per month.

Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru 
Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi 
The National Academy of Sciences, India, Allahabad 

Focus Area Science Technology – Summer Fellowship (FAST-SF) – 2019 

With a view to enhance the spread of Science and Technology in the specific regions of the country, the Inter Academy Panel has initiated the Focus Area Science Technology Summer Fellowship (or FAST-SF). The FAST-SF programme is exclusively for students/teachers studying/working in North Eastern States of India, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Jammu & Kashmir. 

Applications are invited from interested students and teachers for these fellowships from universities and colleges affiliated to UGC/AICTE/MCI/Accredited Institutions of State Universities from these states. The application should include: (a) the application form in the prescribed format; (b) scanned copies of marks sheets from class X till the last examination; (c) a write-up (in about 150–250 words) as to what the applicant wants to learn and achieve. Student applicants should provide the e-mail id of one of their teachers or HoD familiar with their work. The Academy will approach them for a recommendation letter in the prescribed format. The selected candidate should work with the assigned guide for two months any time during the calendar year, preferably during the summer. 

About 200 fellowships are offered every year to students and teachers working in these states to work with scientists associated with the three Academies (IASc, INSA and NASI) anywhere in the country. Applications should be submitted online through our websites:;; during September–November. 

The last date for receipt of applications online is 30 November 2018. 

Information regarding selection along with concurrence of the guide will be dispatched around February–March 2019. The selected students/teachers will be provided appropriate round trip train fare and monthly fellowship to meet their living expenses at the place of work. For current year the fellowship amounts are: Students Rs 12,500 per month; Teachers Rs 18,750 per month. 

For more information contact: 

The Coordinator Focus Area Science Technology Summer Fellowship (FAST-SF) Indian Academy of Sciences C. V. Raman Avenue, Sadashivnagar Bengaluru 560 080 

Tel.: (080) 2266 1207, 2266 1202, 2266 1221 Fax: (080) 2361 6094, e-mail:; 


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