Call for Applications – Paired Early Career Fellowship in Applied Research - PECFAR



This fellowship intends to facilitate a pair of early career researchers to have a short visit to India/Germany for networking and exploring avenues for collaboration and innovation in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).
The pair* will be formed by an Indian and a German early career researcher who shall submit a joint proposal for availing the fellowship.
One-time grant will be provided to cover the travel, accommodation and daily expenses.
The paired fellows can jointly plan the fellowship visits to the partner country (India/Germany) accordingly.
The fellows may also utilize this award to connect and travel to other institutions in India/Germany and strengthen their network.

Target group: Early career researchers holding regular position in academia/research institution/industry or holding a long-term nationally recognized fellowships. (max age: 35 years)

What can be funded:

The financial support shall be provided as one time grant and it will be limited to:

  • Fellowship: € 2300 per month/fellow.
  • Single round trip economy class airfare including visa fees and medical/travel insurance approximately  ₹ 1 lakh (for Indian fellow) and € 1500 (for German fellow).

Closing date for applications:

29 April 2022

Dr. Pradeep Ghosh
Tel.: +49-6159-71- 3257 / 2002