USIEF launches postdoctoral research fellowships with Fulbright-Nehru awards
The US-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) has introduced “Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowships” with its annual competition for Fulbright-Nehru and other Fulbright fellowships for Indian citizens for 2011-2012.
Open to students, academics, teachers and professionals, these fellowships are offered in all disciplines. The application process will begin on May 1, 2010. USIEF expects to offer about 110 Fulbright-Nehru fellowships to Indians in 2011.
Details about the fellowship programmes, application procedure and guidelines, and the selection process are given on www.usief.org.in.
Admission for PhD at Deakin
Australia’s Deakin University is offering a Master’s by research pathway to a PhD for candidates who are interested in making a career in research but are not able to secure direct admission to a doctoral programme. The research focus areas include advanced materials, steel and light metals, metallurgy, textile technology, biotechnology, biomaterials, biosciences, nanotechnology and intelligent systems. The applicant must have a BTech, MSc, MTech or MPhil degree with at least 60 per cent marks in his/her last degree qualification and 60 per cent marks in all exams from Class X onwards. S/he must have some previous research experience.