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Indo-German Science and Technology Centre (IGSTC): Paired Early Career Fellowship in Applied Research (PECFAR)
Overview of the Fellowship: This fellowship intends to facilitate a pair of early career researchers to have a short visit to India/Germany for networking and exploring avenues for collaboration and innovation in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM). The pair* will be formed by an Indian and a German early career researcher who shall submit a joint proposal. The duration of the fellowship will be 1-2 months (minimum 3 weeks). A one-time grant will be provided to cover travel, accommodation and daily expenses. The paired fellows can jointly plan the fellowship visits to the partner country (India/Germany) accordingly. The fellows may also utilise this award to connect and travel to other institutions in India/Germany and strengthen their network.
*Applicants are solely responsible for identifying & forming their respective pair and acquiring an acceptance letter from the institute/organisation of the paired fellow.
In the following, the term "Indian or German applicant" does not refer to the nationality but to the location of the company or organisation the applicant/awardee is working at.
Number of Scholarships
- Fellowship: 2,300 EUR per month/fellow
- Single round trip economy class airfare including visa fees and medical/travel insurance, approximately 1 lakh INR (for Indian fellow) and 1,500 EUR (for German fellow)