ICMR/NIAID/BMGF Clinical Research Fellowship Programme-2022

the fellowship provided by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)/Department of Health Research(DHR) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)/National Institutes of Health (NIH),in collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF),have teamed up to provide a opportunity through Clinical Research fellowship.

This fellowship will enable clinicians from India and the United States of America (USA) to conduct research & hands-on experience in Indian and US labs that will advance discovery to improve clinical practice and benefit public health in both countries.

ICMR/NIAID/BMGF Clinical Research Fellowship Exchange Program: Participants from India

Duration of Fellowship :     Upto 3 months

Number of Fellowships: 4 fellowships per year on each side

Age limit: Above 18 years and not more than 60 years as on last date of receipt of
application

Eligibility Criteria:

For Indian applicants

  1. The applicant should be a citizen of India and working in the country.
  2. The applicant should possess an M.D./M.S. with or without Ph.D. from a recognized Institute in India.
  3. The applicationshould also include a letter by the Employer/Head of the Institution with a statement that the candidate will be considered as a full time employee of the Institution during the period of his/her fellowship.
  4. Parent Indian institute may continue to pay salary and other benefits such as leave, medical gratuity, General Provident Fund, pension as applicable to the fellow candidate while he/she is away for the fellowship as per the parent institute’s rules/norms. No liability on any of these accounts will be borne by ICMR/DHR.
  5. The Fellows will be required to execute a copy of a will/legal/service bond of Rs. 5.00 lakh to the parent Indian institute that he/she belongs to and will serve the parent Indian institute for a period of at least one year after return from International fellowship.
  6. The Fellow should submit a final work report (in the prescribed format- Annexure-I) on the research and training activities undertaken in the foreign laboratory/institute during the fellowship period. This should be submitted within 2 weeks of his/her return.
  7. The Utilisation Certificate (in the prescribed format- Annexure-II) should be submitted by the Fellow within 2 weeks of return for final adjustment of stipend/bills.
  8. Total claim bills on the budget head of fellowship will be reimbursed not exceeding the specified amount.
  9. In the event of cancellation of travel ticket due to change of the date of visit/change of sector of journey or any other reasons, the cancellation charges and difference of fare, if any, will be met by the Fellow.
  10. ICMR will not be liable for anything whatsoever including GOI clearances, medical insurance etc., beyond the specified/official duration of stay of Fellow in the foreign country.

For more Details about this fellowship : Click here

Last Date to Apply : 1 June, 2022

Check Detailed: Guideline for Indian Participants

Fellowship Notification

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