This fellowship program aims at improving the doctoral skills of students by providing them an opportunity to carry out part of their research work in France or India.
As you may be aware that the Raman–Charpak Fellowship program is in honour of two Nobel Laureates in Physics, Prof C.V. Raman, Indian Nobel Laureate, 1930 and Prof Georges Charpak, French Nobel Laureate, 1992. The Fellowship was launched during the State visit of the President of France, Mr. Francois Hollande, to India on February 14-15th 2013. The aim is to facilitate the exchange of doctoral students between the two countries, in order to broaden the scope and depth of future engagements in science, technology and innovation.
The Raman-Charpak Fellowship is the only Indo-French bilateral Fellowship programme jointly funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and the Science & Technology Department of the French Embassy in India, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of France. CEFIPRA implements this fellowship programme with a goal to improve the doctoral skills of students by providing them an opportunity to carry out part of their research work in a University / Research Institute based in France or India. The scheme provides an exposure and experience about the current research methods and trends in France/India, while discovering another cultural context.
As less of number of applications have been received from France in year 2015, we request you to kindly help us in spreading the information about this fellowship in France and among your contacts.
For your information the last date for call for Applications for year 2015 is being extended to 15th July 2015, only for French Doctoral Students/applicants interested in doing part of their doctoral research in India. He/she may apply on-line for this fellowship at www.cefipra.org or log on to: http://cefipra.org/raman-charpak/
Please find enclosed the flyer for the same .We request you to kindly help us and disseminate the above information in your university/Institute/organization and among your contacts so more French students/ candidates may apply for the same.
Looking forward towards your cooperation.
With best regards,
Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research-CEFIPRA
5B, Ground Floor
India Habitat Centre
New Delhi-110 003
Ph: +91-11-2468 2251; +91-11-2468 2252
web site: www.cefipra.org
Expires on Wednesday July 15th, 2015