What is this all about?
Applications are invited for Summer Research Program 2010 at IISER Mohali.
Who Can Apply?
Students completing first year of their MSc program or those completing 2nd year/3rd year of BSc, will be able to spend 2 months at IISER Mohali during the summer, in order to work on specific research projects with IISER faculty. The principle objective of the program is to provide exposure to research methodology and a research environment to bright students. This exposure to excitement in different scientific fields is expected to motivate them to take up careers in science.
Dates: The summer program will run between 15th May, 2010 and 15th July, 2010. The exact starting dates are flexible to some extent. Selected students are advised to contact their supervisors and fix up a starting date. However, a student's stay at IISER Mohali should include the period between 1st and 30th June, 2010.
Duration: The minimum period of summer research is one month and can be extended up to a maximum period of two months.
The Program: The summer program has two components-
(a) Research: which the student will carry out in consultation with his/her supervisor and
(b) Interdisciplinary Course Work: which will involve a series of lectures to be delivered by scientists working in various fields. The course is scheduled for the period of 1st and 30th June 2010 and all the students selected for summer program are required to attend it.
At the end of the summer program, students are required to submit a report about their research. All students who successfully complete the summer program will receive a certificate from IISER Mohali. Students who perform very well during the summer program will receive additional Merit Certificates.
Fellowship: Students will receive a fellowship of Rs. 5000.00 (Rupees Five Thousand only) per month. Students will also be paid second class train fare for their journey to IISER Mohali and return.
Accommodation and food: If necessary, IISER Mohali can provide accommodation
and food at IISER Mohali student hostels on payment basis.
The application can be completed through a online form.
The last date for receiving online applications is March 1, 2010. Application by any other means will not be accepted and the last date will not be extended under any circumstances
Each summer student is required to submit a formal written report upon completion of the project.
If you have any serious difficulties or questions you can email to : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website Details: http://www.iisermohali.ac.in/summerProgram.html