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Department of Science & Technology National Council for Science and Technology Communication

Rajat Jayanti Vigyan Sancharak Fellowship

Applications are invited for twenty “Rajat Jayanti Vigyan Sancharak Fellowships” instituted by National Council for Science and Technology Communication, Department of Science & Technology. The fellowship recognizes Science Communicators with uniformly brilliant academic record and supports innovative work in selected scientific institutions/universities/S&T based voluntary organizations under the guidance of a senior science communicator. These are full time fellowships and cannot be taken up with any other assignment. The candidates below 35 years on 31.12.2011 (relaxable by 5 years for Women candidates) must possess a graduation or higher degree in science, engineering, medical science, agriculture, information technology, mass communication, etc. from a recognized university. The duration of the fellowship will be for one year and will comprise a Stipend of Rs.12,000/- per month (Rs.16,000/- in case of a Ph.D. holders), an annual contingency of Rs.30,000/- and travel grant of Rs.15,000/-. Mentors will receive an Honorarium of Rs.20,000/- in a year. Applicants are requested to carefully study Annexure I to V at website www.dst.gov.in before submitting the proposal. The selection will be made by a Committee of experts and decision of DST will be final. Applications to be submitted in the format by September 30, 2011 to Head (NCSTC), Department of Science & Technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi – 110016.

Format for Application
Part A
1. Name 2. Address for correspondence (with phone/fax/e-mail) 3. Name and Address of the Organization 4. Date of Birth 5. Educational Qualifications 6. Professional Experience 7. List of publications 8. Awards (recognitions) 9. How can Science reach the masses? (Write an essay in 400 words either in English or Hindi)

Part B
10. Title of the proposal ( 20 words)...
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