Asiatica Association

Scholarships by the French Institute of Pondicherry

3 aug 2010, archived in resources

The French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP) based in India offers seven doctoral scholarships in the fields of Ecology, Indology and Social Sciences. The scholarships are open to people of all nationalities who wish to work on a topic that is in relation with the research programmes conducted at the IFP.

These scholarships are of different kinds:

  • One (1) international scholarship (BI) of a two-year duration (+1 year renewable), which is addressed to doctoral students registered in a university of a Northern1 country and who wish to work at the IFP, which must be the main host laboratory for the thesis. The monthly scholarship is of 65,000 INR per month, with a paid return ticket between the country of registration and India (at the beginning and at the end of the stay)2.

  • Two (2) « sandwich » scholarships (BS) of a two-year duration (+1 year renewable), which is addressed to doctoral students registered in a university of a Northern1 country or in an Indian university, and who wish to work alternately with the IFP and a second host laboratory, situated in the North. The monthly scholarship is of 25,000 INR during the stays in India, and of 65,000 INR during the stays in the North (maximum 18 months out of 36). The scholarship will pay for a return ticket between the country of registration and India for each year of the thesis (3 return tickets in total)2.

  • Four (4) local scholarships (BL) of a two-year duration (+1 year renewable), which is addressed to doctoral students registered in an Indian university and who wish to work at the IFP, which must be the main host laboratory for the thesis. The monthly scholarship is of 25,000 INR2.

[1]By Northern country, we mean one of the 38 countries classified among those having a « very high human development » (HDI = 0,9) according to the 2009 United Nations classification (see the list in annexure or http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/)

[2]all scholarship holders will benefit from an insurance for industrial accident during their stays in India and an insurance for medical repatriation for the stays abroad (BI and BS).

 

More info or mailto: ifpcom@ifpindia.org

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