Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship

Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship is offered by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India in partnership with Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) for students who are pursuing or have completed their PhD in the field of Solar Energy. Through this fellowship programme, Indian students and scientists get an opportunity to gain exposure and access to world-class facilities in the leading US institutions and interact with their American peers. A monthly allowance, return air-fare and a contingency fund will be awarded to the selected fellows.

  1. Monthly stipend
  2. Return air-fare
  3. Contingency allowance

Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship Important Dates

Application deadline: 3rd week/4th week of January

Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidates must be a citizen of India
  2. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Science, Engineering or Technology
  3. The age of the candidate must be of 40 years as on 31st December
  4. Candidates must hold a regular position in a public-funded S&T institution, R&D laboratory, any recognized academic college or university in India

Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship Application Process

Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

To apply for the fellowship go to official webpage

Documents required:
  1. Latest mark sheet
  2. Two letters of recommendation from a lab supervisor, advisor or faculty member on their official letterhead
  3. No objection certificate from Parent Institution
  4. Scanned copy of the first and last page of the passport
  5. Host institution acceptance letter
  6. A CV of US host   

Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship Selection Process

Candidates will be selected based on the selection criteria. Due preference will be given to those whose research is aimed at addressing India-centric issues related to Solar Energy.

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