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India Alliance Senior Fellowship 2019 :

Organisation : India Alliance DBT Wellcome
Fellowship Name : Senior Fellowship 2019
Applicable For : Science/Veterinary Researchers
Applicable State : All Over India
Launch Date For Next Competition : 22.01.2019
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India Alliance Senior Fellowship

India Alliance DBT Wellcome invites applications for Senior Fellowship 2019.

Related :
India Alliance Early Career Fellowships 2019 :

India Alliance Intermediate Fellowships 2019 :


This scheme supports outstanding researchers of any nationality, either medically qualified or science graduates, who wish to pursue a research career in an academic institution in India. Applicants must have demonstrated their ability to lead an independent research project and group.


** The Senior and Intermediate Fellowship (SIF) competition is open for basic science/veterinary researchers with 4 -15 years of post-PhD research experience.

** Senior Fellowships are considered suitable for applicants with 7-15 years of post-PhD research experience who have demonstrated their potential to lead an independent research program and want to expand it further to undertake pioneering research.

Note :
The Office reserves the right to advise on the suitability of the scheme based on the information provided in the application.

Application Process

Step 1 : Preliminary applications must be filled in and submitted using IASys, India Alliance Online Application System.

Preliminary applications are evaluated to :
1. Assess the eligibility of applicants and their research proposals
2. Check that applicants are applying for the most appropriate scheme
3. Advise on the competitiveness of the application in relation to others received in the cohort

Step 2 : Full applications are accepted by invitation only. Full applications must be submitted using IASys, our online application system.

Step 3 : The link to access the Full Application is provided in the email invitation. Applicants who have limited/unreliable access to the internet should email the Office in the first instance info [AT]

Note :
Full applications require a synergistic interaction between all the individuals named on the application such as applicant, sponsor, research sponsor, fellowship supervisor, host institution administration etc., and it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that it is submitted by the prescribed deadline


The proposed research should fall within the India Alliance’s remit which is to support biomedical research that is relevant to human and animal welfare. If you are unsure if your research programme falls within our remit, please write to info [AT] with your CV and a summary of your proposed research.


The fellowship has tenure of five years and provides :
** The Fellow’s personal support
** Research expenses, including research assistance if required (normally funding for four research staff may be requested).

** The total award for a Senior Fellowship typically includes the costs requested by the applicant as well as the set contributions by the India Alliance. Costs requested by the applicant must be commensurate with their research proposal and should be fully justified in the full application.

** Time permitted for non-research related activity during the fellowship is normally restricted to a maximum of eight hours each week.


Launch date for next competition is 22 January 2019

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