The RACIRI Summer School is a joint initiative by Russia, Sweden, and Germany in the collaborative framework of the Röntgen-Angström-Cluster (RAC) and the Ioffe-Röntgen-Institute (IRI).
The RACIRI Summer School is held every year under a special focus theme. Its venue rotates annually among the three partnering countries.
Applications are invited for three RACIRI Scholarships enabled within the framework of the India@DESY Collaboration for the year 2017. Young Indian scientists are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
The program structure, lectures, and topics are designed to improve the fundamental understanding rather than focusing on plain experimental methods and techniques.
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) is a multidisciplinary research institute situated in Jakkur, a locality north of Bangalore, India. It is relatively young yet well-known around the Globe.
Who can apply for the scholarship?
Young Indian scientists are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Where can the scholarship be taken?
The scholarship can be taken in India.
For whom is the scholarship awarded?
- The scholarship is awarded to the young researchers in materials science in close connection to research at large-scale x-ray and neutron sources.
- The school will mainly address Ph.D. students, master (diploma) students in their final research year, and young postdoctoral researchers.
What is the study subject of the scholarship?
The summer schools offer a unique training program and stimulating learning environment for young researchers in materials science in close connection to research at large-scale x-ray and neutron sources.
The number of scholarships available: Three scholarships are available.
- The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship.
- JNCASR expect the successful candidates to be excellently qualified senior master students in the final phase of their study program (master/ diploma), or Ph.D. students with the proven academic background and necessary qualifications, or young scientists (Postdocs).
- Students and young scientists from India wishing to participate must first apply at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) and will then be nominated by a committee (based on their academic accomplishment, research and education experience, and with careful consideration of gender balance).
Nationality: Young Indian scientists are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
How to apply?
Applicants are requested to electronically submit:
- A CV
- A one-page motivation letter explaining why he/ she would like to participate and how this might benefit his/ her ongoing or planned research.
- Two reference letters.
- All documents should be submitted by March 15, 2017, to its official website and http://www.jncasr.ac.in/. Please be advised to submit your application as soon as possible.
Important date to remember:
Scholarship application deadline is March 15, 2017.
Further Information, interested candidates can visit the official website