Friday, 11 November 2011

Joint CSIR / CFTRI (Diamond Jubilee) - NAM S&T Centre Fellowship on Food Science and Technology

Republic of Kenya
Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology

Joint CSIR / CFTRI (Diamond Jubilee) - NAM S&T Centre Fellowship on Food Science and Technology for the Year 2012/2013

Background
The NAM S&T Centre [www.namstct.org] and the Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore, India [www.cftri.com], a constituent Laboratory of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India initiated a Fellowship scheme, titled ‘Joint CSIR/CFTRI (Diamond Jubilee) – NAM S&T Centre Fellowship’ in the year 2010-11.

The fellowship aims to provide opportunities to the researchers from the developing countries to affiliate themselves with CFTRI, Mysore to undertake training, upgrade their research skills and conduct joint research in various fields of Food Science & Technology.

The NAM S&T Centre invites applications for the Joint CSIR / CFTRI (Diamond Jubilee) – NAM S&T Centre Fellowship’ for the year 2012-13 (April 2012 to March 2013).

Four (4) Fellowships are available in the year for a maximum duration of six months each and are awarded to only one scientist each from any given developing country on a strictly competitive basis based on the applicant’s academic and professional background, the proposed Plan of Work and mutual research interests of the applicant and CFTRI.

Terms and Conditions
• The Fellowship scheme provides financial assistance, under which the CFTRI would provide free furnished single accommodation in Mysore, India and a subsistence allowance of US$300 (in equivalent Indian Rupees) per month to the selected scientists/researchers to cover incidentals and other day to day expenses during the tenure of the Fellowship.
• Under the existing Scientific and Technical Cooperation between NAMS&T and Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology, the Kenyan scientist who qualifies and is awarded the fellowship will be provided with a return international airfare by the NAM S&T Centre.

Applications are therefore invited for the Joint CSIR / CFTRI (Diamond Jubilee) – NAM S&T Fellowship.

The Guidelines and a blank Application Form can be obtained from the Ministry website: www.scienceandtechnology.go.ke or the NAM S&T Centre website: www.namstct.org.

For endorsement by the recognized NAM S&T Centre focal point (PS, Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology), the applicants should send the fully filled application forms duly recommended by their parent institutions to:

The Director,
Research Management and Development
Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology
P.O. Box 30568-00100,
Nairobi.

Email: directordrmd@scienceandtechnology.go.ke

Or Hand Deliver to Utalii House, 9th Floor, Room 929.

The last date for submitting applications for endorsement is 25th November, 2011.

Director, Directorate of Research Management & Development
For Permanent Secretary

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