Funding

FUNDING

ASEAN-INDIA RESEARCH TRAINING FELLOWSHIP (AI-RTF)

To support and facilitate mobility among talented young researchers of ASEAN MS, India and ASEAN instituted the scheme ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship (AIRTF) Scheme for ASEAN young researchers to work at any of the Indian research/ academic Institution The total budget of AISTDF is an equivalent amount of 5 Million USD in INR. The AIRTF scheme is a fellowship scheme to promote the mobility of scientists and researchers from the ASEAN-Member Countries to India and provide them opportunity to work at Indian R&D/ academic institutions to upgrade their research skills and expertise 5 Fellowships have been allocated for India for a period of two to six months For more information refer to link.

Research Training Fellowship for Developing Country Scientists (RTF-DCS)

The 'Research Training Fellowship for Developing Country Scientists (RTF-DCS)' program managed and implemented by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), New Delhi provides an opportunity to young researchers of the developing countries for their capacity building in science and technology through their affiliation with premier academic and research institutions in India to carry out short-term research work. Under the programme, full financial support is provided to the research fellows for their international travel, subsistence allowance, research contingency, domestic travel in India, etc. Sixty (60) scientists and researchers from the developing countries will be selected this year under the RTF-DCS Scheme to get affiliated with Indian academic and R&D institutions for six months.For more information refer to link.

Shri Gopal Rajgarhia International Program

Funded by alumnus Shrigopal Rajgarhia (BTech/ChE/1968), the SGR International Program works to enhance IIT Kharagpur's international engagement through five different schemes:

  • SGR International Faculty Outreach Program
  • SGR International Research Scholar Support Program
  • SGR International Student Scholarship Program
  • SGR International Workshops/Meetings
  • SGR Student International Travel Support

  • While the first four schemes focus on attracting international faculty and students to IIT Kharagpur, the last one aims to support the participation of IIT Kharagpur student community in various international fora.

    The timeline for the applications is given below:

    Semester Application deadline Decision Visit to be completed by
    Spring End-March End-April December
    Autumn Mid-August Mid-Sept March

    Please note the following:

  • The application must contain all the details as per proposal guideline attached (View / Download)
  • The application is to be made using the relevant application forms.
  • The application must be routed through the head of the academic unit.
  • Please submit the application in hard copy to Office of International Relations and email the soft copy of the same to Ms. Koushiki Mukherjee (koushiki@adm.iitkgp.ac.in) and Dr. Soumya De (somde@iitkgp.ac.in).

  • Application Forms:

  • SGR International Faculty Outreach Program (View / Download)
  • SGR International Research Scholar Support Program (View / Download )
  • SGR International Student Scholarship Program (View / Download)
  • SGR International Workshops/Meetings (View / Download )
  • SGR Student International Travel Support (View / Download)

  • Claim Forms:

  • SGR International Faculty Outreach Program (View / Download)
  • SGR International Research Scholar Support Program (View / Download)
  • SGR International Student Scholarship Program (View / Download)
  • SGR International Workshops/Meetings (View / Download)
  • SGR Student International Travel Support (View / Download)

  • Form 10F:

  • SGRIP Form No.10F (View / Download)

  • One page Report Format:

  • One page Report Format (View / Download)

  • Bank Details for Transfer of Payment:

  • Bank Details (View / Download)

  • Please contact Office of International Relations for further details.

    Asoke Deysarkar International Program (ADSIP)

    After the grand success of the Reciprocal Student Exchange Program (SEP), IITKGP proudly presents the Asoke Deysarkar International Program(ADSIP). Funded by our distinguished alumnus Dr. Asoke Dey Sarkar, we invite full-time students and research scholars from the SAARC nations to undertake course work or engage in research activity at the most reputed technical institute in India. Students are free to spend a summer/winter/ or an entire semester to study, work on a research project, collaborate with our global partners, and experience this unique country, all living and travel expenses paid.

    Please go through the ADSIP flyer to learn more about this wonderful opportunity.

    Interested students can get in touch with us at ir-office@adm.iitkgp.ac.in.

    MHRD Scholarships

    Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), Government of India provides scholarships for students in various countries. Please refer to the following links for more information:

    ICCR Scholarship

    The Indian Council for Cultural Relations(ICCR) on behalf Government of India offers scholarships and fellowships to international students wishing to study in India in various programs and disciplines. For more information refer to link.

    MITACS

    Mitacs Globalink Research Internship offer two-way mobility between Canada and Mitacs partner countries. Senior undergraduate and graduate students may be eligible to apply for projects in universities of Canada. For more information refer to link.

    DAAD

    The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), as a publicly funded, self-governing organisation of the institutions of higher education in Germany, promotes international academic exchange as well as educational co-operation with developing countries through a variety of funding and scholarship programmes. For more information refer to link.

    Fulbright Scholarship

    The Fulbright Program is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. The Fulbright Program awards approximately 8,000 grants annually. Roughly 1,600 U.S. students, 4,000 foreign students, 1,200 U.S. scholars, and 900 visiting scholars receive awards, in addition to several hundred teachers and professionals. For more information refer to link.

    GCRF

    The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a 5-year £1.5Bn fund and a key component in the delivery of the UK Aid Strategy: Tackling Global Challenges in the National Interest. For more information refer to link.

    ITEC Scholarship

    Every year, the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India conducts training courses under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme. The Consulate General of India in St. Petersburg has been nominating Russian nationals for various courses in India under the ITEC programme over the past several years. For more information refer to link.

    IUSSTF

    The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF), established under an agreement between the Governments of India and the United States of America in March 2000, is an autonomous, not for profit society that promotes and catalyzes Indo-US bilateral collaborations in science, technology, engineering and biomedical research through substantive interaction among government, academia and industry.

    Newton Bhabha

    The British Council- India, the Department of Science and Technology (DST), the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India and Indian Higher Education Institutions invite applications for funding to support short-term PhD placements between UK and Indian institutions. DBT is offering opportunity for the UK and Indian PhD scholars to spend a period of their study (2 to 4 months) in Indian and UK higher education institutions taking place between March 2020 to December 2020.

    Key Dates for 2020 applications:

    • Deadline for receipt of applications: 22nd October 2019
    • Selection results announced in December 2019
    • Placements to take place between: March 2020 and December 2020

    For more information click here.