ASEAN India Research Fellowship

ASEAN India Research Fellowship


Applications are invited for ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship (AIRTF) for ASEAN Researchers supported by ASEAN-India Science & Technology Development Fund (AISTDF). In order to support and facilitate mobility among young talented researchers of ASEAN MS, India and ASEAN instituted the scheme ASEAN-India Research Training Fellowship (AIRTF) Scheme for ASEAN young researchers to work at any of the Indian research/ academic Institution

Important Dates

Applications can be submitted at any time during the year. Application will be processed in two cycles ending 30th June and 31st December 2019 of each year.


  • Applicant should be working in a national R&D or academic institution in his/ her home ASEAN Member country. The application should be endorsed by the Head of his/ her institution confirming that if selected, he/ she will be sanctioned leave for the Fellowship period and will join his/ her duties back in the institution on completion of the Fellowship in India.
  • The upper age limit for the applicant is 45 years as on date of submission of application.
  • Fluency in English language
  • Indian nationals are not eligible for the Fellowship.

How to Apply

The Applicant should submit the application, through email, to the Science & Technology Division of ASEAN Secretariat with a copy to IMRC Division, Department of Science & Technology

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

  • Science and Engineering Research Board(SERB)5 & 5A, Lower Ground Floor,Vasant Square MallSector-B, Pocket-5,Vasant Kunj
  • New Delhi – 110 070
  • 011-46000571
  • aistdf [dot] serb [at] gmail [dot] com

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