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The Young India Fellowship

Where: United States

Organizer: Government of India and University of Pennsylvania

Deadline: November 15, 2012

Eligibility: Grad, Postgrad

Type of Opportunity: Scholarship/Fellowship

Description: The Young India Foundation, with a view to identifying and developing unique and high potential of students of India through a multi-disciplinary programme has started the The Young India Fellowship (YIF).

Interested candidates in the final year of their UG programme or who are fresh graduates, and UG or PG students in any form of specialization may apply. A good command over English is necessary, but they can be from any language background. The maximum age of the applicant must not be more than 28 years. Further, the selection criteria are based on the applicant’s performance or talent in his/her area of interest and he/she must be passionate to learn things beyond the curriculum.




The Annual Techno- Management Festival of NIT Rourkela

Where: Orissa

Organizer: NIT Rourkela

Start date: November 9, 2012

End date: November 11, 2012

Deadline: November 11, 2012

Eligibility: Undergrad, Grad, Postgrad

Description: N.I.T. Rourkela calls upon every engineer this November to be a part of Innovision 2012 — Dream Create Conquer. As the Techno-Management Fest of NIT Rourkela, here you’ll witness a union of science and engineering, of engineering and engineers, on a podium fit to challenge their extent to envision the future and their will to innovate. A podium that holds competitions dealing with rampaging robotics as well as demanding cautious construction, from meticulous programming to shrewd talks, which will require the true Engineer inside you to come out.



Design and Analysis of Experiments

Where: Kolkata

Organizer: Indian Statistical Institute

Start date: November 19

End date: November 23

Deadline: November 15

Eligibility: Postgrad, Non-students

Description: The workshop is organized by The Statistical Quality Control & Operations Research Division, ISI, at its Kolkata campus. The main aim is to provide laboratory scientists, post-doctoral students and research fellows a systematic, scientific approach to experimentation.

Ascertain your eligibility by contacting the organizing secretary via either of the given e-mail addresses. Download the Nomination Form at the website and submit it by post, as per the guidelines mentioned.

Registration fees: Rs. 5,000 per participant (including the workshop kit, accommodation at ISI guest house, all meals and snacks.)

Website: DOE-Workshop-Brochure-for-web.pdf


Viterbi-India Programme

Research Internship at USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Where: United States

Organizer: USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Deadline: November 15

Eligibility: Undergrad, Grad

Description: The Viterbi School of Engineering, located at the University of Southern California (USC), and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) have come together to support the Viterbi-India Program. This program comprises a research internship for Indian students at the Viterbi School of Engineering. The chief aim is to promote research and capacity-building in the top areas of engineering and technology. The internship takes place in the summer of 2013 for a period of eight weeks.

The internship is for Indian students currently pursuing bachelor's or master's in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences and Computational Sciences. Only those students (3rd year onwards) who complete their degree program from recognized institutes of higher education in India on or after May 2014 can apply. The candidates should have a GPA of 8.5 or higher (85 per cent or higher)

The internship provides an excellent opportunity for Indian students to interact with fellow American students and help build long-lasting collaborations and R&D linkages. The scholarship includes stipend and airfare.




HeadstartOctober 15, 2012