Field of study: Causes, origins and treatment of cancer.
Level : Research
Eligibility: Qualified individuals from all countries; candidates must hold either the M.D. degree or the Ph.D. degree in the field in which they propose to study.
Value: $24,000 first year, $25,000 second year and $26,000 third year, plus an additional $750 for each dependant (child); travel for the fellow and his family to laboratory of choice; $1,500 a year as an allowance is usually made available to the laboratory sponsoring the Fellow towards cost of research.
Note: Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable in the United States for citizens of other countries; in the United States or in other countries for American citizens.
Last date: 1st February
The Office of the Director, Jane Coffin Childs memorial fund for Medical Research,
333 Cedar Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06510 .
Field of study: Surgery and surgical specialties.
Level : Postgraduate
Eligibility: Practicing surgeons worldwide.
Value: Depending on other financial sources available to the candidate
Note: Tenable worldwide in established treatment, research facilities or educational instituions.
The Executive Director, International Research and Scholarship Committee, International College of Surgeons (ICS), 1516 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60610.
The Indian Council of Medical Research on behalf of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India processes applications for the International Research Fellowship of the Fogarty International Centre, National Institutes of Health, U.S.A. for award of International Research Fellowships of the Nation?) Institutes of Health, U.S.A. for specialised training in that country starting late.
The fellowship can be offered for one or two years.
Eligibility: To be eligible for an International Research Fellowship an applicant must :
1. hold an earned doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.V.M., D.O., D.P.M., Sc.D., Eng. D” Dr. P.H., Or D.N.S.) or the equivalent in a health science field at the time of submission of an application to the Nominating Committee.
2. have earned the doctoral degree.
3. have demonstrated the ability to engage in independent basic or clinical research;
4. submit a research proposal in an area of one of the biomedical or behavioural sciences;
5. have a sponsor in the United States at a non profit institution who has agreed to accept the applicant for research on the applicant’s proposed project;
6. have assurance from a nqnprofit institution in the home country that there is a position to which the applicant can return after completion of the fellowship;
7. be proficient in spoken and written English;
8. should not have been in the United States on J-l Visa for more than two months if they apply for P two-year fellowship or more than 14 months, if they apply for a one-year fellowship;
9. not be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. permanent resident. .
Last date: April.
The Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research,
(N.I.H. Fellowship) Ansari Nagar, Post Box No 4508, New Delhi 110029 .
Field of study: All areas of Cancer research at a higher fields relevant to cancer
Duration: Three years.
Eligibility: A first or upper second class honours degree or degree level in research or equivalent qualification.
Value: A taxable grant of around £ 10,000 (Edinburgh and Dundee), £ 10,412 (Cambridge), £ 11,358 (Clare Hall, Oxford and Outer London), £ 12,288 (Central London) per annum in the first year, with annual incremental increases thereafter, plus additional allowances in some cases.
The Personnel Department, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Lincoln’s Inn Fields,
London WC2A 3PX, UK.
Field of study: Leprosy and Tuberculosis. Postdoctoral research fellowships
Eligibility: Candidates of all nationalities with M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent degree and in the beginning of postdoctoral research training.
Duration: I year (renewable for a second year)
Value: $22,000 to $28,000 per year plus travel to fellowship location, training allowance of $2,000 to host laboratory and a maximum of $1,500 per year will be paid towards health insurance. Research grants
Eligibility: Senior investigators experienced in research on leprosy and/or tuberculosis who are associated with a laboratory providing training opportunities in these fields.
Duration: 1 year
Value: $20,000 ( not more than 20 per cent of which may be used for institutional overhead.) Note: Research grants tenable in institutions in any country other than that in which the candidate’s doctorate was obtained.
Last date: 1st February
Heiser program for research in Leprosy and Tuberculosis,
450 East 63rd Street,
New York, N.Y. 10021-7999 .
Field of Study : Medicine
The Fellowship is available to Post Graduates in Medicine, ith minimum 3 years ork experience, must have obtained admission abroad and shall arrange a visa
43, Malkani Mahal, 4th Floor, Opp. Century Bazar,
Dr. A.B. Road, Prabhadevi, Mumbai – 25
Field of Study: Nutrition
Level: Research at Postdoctoral
Duration: Three years.
Eligibility: PhD degree or equivalent degree in nutrition or allied science at a university within the Commonwealth. Those capable of initiating a programme of research are eligible.
Value: Stipend at the appropriate point on the University Lecturer scale (non- clinical) depending on age, qualifications and experience.
The Honorary Secretary, Drummond Trust, University College London,
Cower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK.
Fields of Study: Medicine, Nursing and Physiotherapy
Duration: One year
Eligibility: Candidates should be ordinarily residents in India for at least five years proceeding 1st October. The scholarships are tenable at a medical institution in the UK. Age limit: 40 years.
Value: Airfares, allowances, book grant, cost of preparation of thesis, cost of travel within UK in connection with training or studies.
Last date: 1 July to 15 September for requesting application forms. 15 September for receipt of completed forms.
The Chairman, Dr P.N. Berry Scholarships Selection Committee, Room 1002,
Teaching Block, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, NewDelhi 110 029 .
Field of Study: Biology
Subjects: Plant Pathology/immunology/Agronomy/Plant Breeding/Plant Physiology/Chemistry/Plant Molecular Biology.
Eligibility: Ph.D. in relevant fields with a good academic record.
Age: Minimum 35 years.
Duration: Two years, extendable up to five years.
Value: Candidates can be placed at any one of the slabs depending upon their qualification and experience. Rs. 2800-100-3300, Rs.3300-100-3800, Rs. 3750-125-4375, Rs. 4325-125-4700-150-5000.
Senior Research Fellows
Subjects: Plant Physiology/Essential Oils/Floriculture/Applied Botany/ Photochemistry and Soil Science/Agronomy/Microbiology/Plant Breeding/ Plant Tissues Culture and Plant Molecular Biology.
Eligibility: M.Sc. or equivalent with 1st division and at least two years of post M.Sc. research experience.
Age: Minimum 32 years.
Value: Rs.2800/- p.m. for the 1st two years, Rs.3200/- for the third year.
Junior Research Fellows
Eligibility: M.Sc. with minimum 55% marks in the field of Biotechnology/ Organic Chemistry/Botany/Agronomy/Soil Science/Floriculture/Plant Tissue Culture/ Plant Pathology or M.Sc. in Agriculture Botany/Life Science. Candidates should have cleared or must clear within one year the CSIR-UGC NET examination.
Age: Minimum 28 years.
Value: 3000/-p m
The Administrative Officer Council of Scientific & Industrial Research,
Post Box No.6, Palampur (H.P.) 176 061 .
The Programme: Research leading to the award of Ph. D. degree of Indian Universities at Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow.
The selections are made under two categories:
Category 1: Candidates who have already cleared CSIR-UGC-NET Examination but not awarded the CSIR fellowship. Selection of candidates under this category is based on an interview only.
Category 2: General Candidates: The selection is through research aptitude test and interview.
Stipend: Monthly stipend of Rs. 4000/- per month is given.
Period: Maximum 5 year
Age: The age limit is 28 years as on July, relaxable by 5 year for SC/ST/women and physically handicapped applicants and 3 year for candidates belonging to OBC.
Central Drug Research Institute (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research), ChattarManzil Palace, MahatmaGandhi Marg, Lucknow 226 001 .
Field of Study: Science
Eligibility: M.Sc. in Applied Biology/Zoology/Biophysics/Life Science/ Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/by research or by papers with not less than 55% marks.
The Sr. Administrative Officer (SG) Parel, Mumbai 400012 .
Field of Study: Medicine and the allied sciences in their relation to medicine
Level : Postdoctoral level Duration: One to Three years
Eligibility: Applicants at postdoctoral level or have a medical qualification, and have taken a degree in any faculty in any university approved by the Trustees in the UK and Commonwealth.
Value: Salary at Lecturer level according to qualifications, age and experience.
General Information: Applicants must submit written evidence that they will be given accommodation in the department where they propose to work (which must be in Great Britain or Ireland) for three years and their research proposal must be agreed with and confirmed in writing by the Head of the Department. Some research expenses may be granted on application.
Last date: 1 March of each year.
The Administrative Secretary, Beit Memorial Fellowships for Medical Research,
C/o The School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, UK.
Field of Study: Arthritis and Rheumatism
Level : Research level
Duration: Five years with possible renewal
Eligibility: Medical or science graduates committed to a research career in any aspect of rheumatology. Applicants should have proven ability in establishing an independent research programme.
Value: Salary will normally be at the senior lecturer level or clinical equivalent.
Last date: March for the following year.
Arthritis Research Campaign
t 01246 541118
f 01246 558007
Field of Study: Economics
Duration: One year
Eligibility: Postgraduates in the subject
Age: Less than 35 years.
Robert S McNamara Fellowships Program, Room M4010,
World Bank Headquarters 1818 H Street. NW, Washington DC 20433 USA .
Field of study: Architecture, Arts and science, Business, Engineering, Fine arts, Law, Medicine, Social work
Eligibility: Candidates with TOEFL score of 550. For assistantship graduates with TOEFL 550.
Value: Partial/full tuition. For assistantship upto $30000 Note: Undergraduate/graduate tuition/scholarships/ assitantships/fellowships are offered.
Last date: 15th January.
UG Admissions /specific department, Washington University,
Campus Box 1089, 1 Brookings Drive St. Louis MO 63130-4899 .
Field of Study: Arts, Social Sciences, Science Level: Master’s or PhD. research level.
Value: Scholarships covering tuition fees to a maximum of £ 2,200 per annum; bursaries of up to £ 1,000.
Eligibility: An honours degree of a recognised university or an equivalent qualification.
General Information: These awards may be used to supplement financial support obtained from other sources. Applicants must have been accepted for a Master’s/ PhD research programme in the above-mentioned areas, and should therefore first send in their application to the department in which they propose to work.
Last date: I June for the following year.
The Academic Office,
The University of Hull, Hull HU6 7RX, UK .
Field of Study: Archaeology, History of Art, Classics, English Literature, History, European and Oriental Languages and Literature, Philosophy, Scottish Studies, History of Science, Law, Divinity, Music and the Social Sciences.
Level: Postdoctoral level Duration: Two to six months.
Value: Most fellowships are non-stipendiary, but a small number of stipends is available to a total value not exceeding £ 500 per person.
Eligibility: Candidates should normally hold a doctorate. About 15 fellowships are offered in Humanities, broadly conceived with some emphasis given to issues in Business Ethics, Environmental Ethics, and Medical Ethics.
The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities,
The University of Edinburgh, Hope Park Square, Edinburgh EH8 9NW, UK.
Duration: Up to three years in the first instance, renewable for another three years.
Eligibility: Open to graduates of any university.
Value: £2,200 per annum.
Note: The Student must become a member of the University of Cambridge before the end of the term after election, or in exceptional cases, with the approval of the Managers, at a later date. This scholarship is offered worldwide. The renewal of the scholarship is subject to the Managers recommendation’ if the work merits such an extension.
Last date: 13 June of the year of award.
University Registry, The Old Schools,
Cambridge CB2 1TN, UK.
Field of Study Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences
Level : Research leading to a PhD
Duration: Three years.
Eligibility: Open principally to applicants who are not members of Cambridge University and who have named Trinity hall as their College of first choice.
Value: Up to £1.000.
Last date: I August of the year of award.
The Tutor for Graduate Students,
Trinity hall, Cambridge CB2 1TJ, UK. .
Subject: British Political History, 1919-1939.
Level: postgraduate study, research level
Duration: 1 to 3 years.
Number: 1 or 2
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students pursuing or intending to pursue a course of study or research in the subject.
Value: Up to £1,200 per annum. Intended to provide supplementary support only. Value to be determined by the Managers after taking into consideration the amount of other emoluments received.
Last date: 22 May of the year of award
The Secretary to the Managers,
Stanley Baldwin Fund, Faculty of History,
West Road, Cambridge CB3 9EF, UK.