PSSI Student Scholarship
Every year, PSSI awards scholarships to young UG/PG as well as research scholars (below 32 years) to enable them to carry out research work in the areas of plasma science & technology at IPR as well as at institutes other than their own. This fellowship is for a maximum period of 3 Months (with an extension of maximum 2 months, subject to review).
For students pursuing a PhD Degree
Number of fellowships / Year : THREE
This grant includes a stipend of minimum Rs.8,000/- p.m. for three months, one-time, 3rd A/C Sleeper to and fro rail travel fare (non-Tatkal).
For students pursuing a UG/PG Degree (Engineering or Physical sciences)
Number of fellowships / Year : FOUR
This grant includes a stipend of Rs.3,000/- p.m. (UG/PG) for a maximum of three months, and a one-time 3rd A/C Sleeper to and fro rail travel fare (non-tatkal).
Candidates may please apply with their research proposal, approvals from their research guide and host institution where the candidate intends to conduct research.
The candidate should also enclose a short biodata, along with the application.
Both the applying student as well as the recommending faculty should be life members of PSSI
Applications will be accepted untill all the fellowships for the financial year is exhausted.
Applications should reach the Secretary, PSSI.
The area of research could be in a topic related to plasma science and technology.
For more details regarding the awards contact : Secretary, PSSI.
If more funds are available with PSSI, higher fellowship amount may be paid as per recommendation of selection committee.
Past receipients of this grant
(2007) Mr. Sony George, ISP, CUSAT, Cochin
(2005) Ms. Neelam Kumari Jha, BIT Mesra, Ranchi
(2004) Ms. Kavita Rani Rajkhowa, CPP, Guwahati
(2003) Mr. Ram Prakash, IASST Guwahati
(2002) Mr. Siddhartha Shankar Kaushik, CCP, Guwahati
(2001) Mr. Nirab Chandra Adhikari, IASST, Guwahati
(2000) Ms. Putul Kalita, IASST, Guwahati
Format for the application
Name of the applicant
Date of birth
PSSI membership Number
Present Institution of applicant
Address for correspondence (including e-mail)
Degree/qualifications (give details)
Present research activities
Description of proposed work
Suggested dates for work at host institute
Reccomendation from the supervisor/HOD of the applicant's institution
Name/address/position and PSSI membership number of supervisor
Suggested host institution and address (please enclose a letter of approval from the sugested institution
Signature of applicant with date.
PSSI Members are requested to encourage young research scholars to apply for this fellowship, which provides them a chance to interact with the people working in their field at any national research centers.
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