The Paired Early Career Fellowship in Applied Research (PECFAR) – Call 2024 from the Indo-German Science and Technology Centre (IGSTC) supports a pair of Early Career Researchers (ECRs) for short visits to India/Germany for networking and exploring opportunities for collaboration and innovation in STEM.
The pair will be formed by an Indian and a German ECR who should submit a joint proposal. Applicants are responsible for forming their respective pairs and acquiring necessary acceptance letters from the organizations of their paired fellows. ECRs holding regular positions in academia/research institutions/industry or holding long-term nationally recognized fellowships (4 years and above) are eligible to apply. The applicants should at least have a Master's degree in Science or a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (4 years) to be eligible to apply. The applicants must be below 40 years of age.
The duration of the fellowship will be a minimum of 3 weeks and a maximum of up to 2 months. The fellowship provides:
- 2300 EUR per month/fellow on a pro rata basis.
- Single round trip economy class airfare including visa fees and medical/travel insurance approximately 100,000 INR (for Indian fellow) and 1500 EUR (for German fellow).
Applications close on March 31, 2024.
March 31, 2024