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NACO BioMedical Research Fellowship Application Opening @ NACO | India

NACO BioMedical Research Fellowship Application Opening @ NACO | India

NACO BioMedical Research Fellowship Application Opening @ NACO | India: NACO envisions an India where every person living with HIV has access to quality care and is treated with dignity. Effective prevention, care and support for HIV/AIDS is possible in an environment where human rights are respected and where those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS live a life without stigma and discrimination.

NACO BioMedical Research Fellowship Application Opening @ NACO | India

NACO invites applications in prescribed format from young researchers to provide opportunity and incentive to pursue quality and need based research in HIV/AIDS in biomedical/clinical, epidemiological, behavioural and social disciplines.

Eligibility Criteria

Age : Below 35 years as on 31st December 2016.

Qualification : PG Students enrolled for full-time MD/MPhil/PhD degree program in relevant disciplines from any recognized Indian University/Institute.

Selection Criteria

The selection of the candidates for award of research fellowship will be done after technical evaluation of the research plan by the panel of subject experts. Applications received will be assessed based on the following parameters:

• Relevance to NACP IV strategies.
• Innovation.
• Methodology and study design.
• Academic achievement of the candidate.

The decision of the ‘NACO Technical Evaluation Committee’ in this regard will be final.
Requests for reconsideration will not be entertained

Components of Grant

NACO Research Fellowship grant will be given to the respective Institution/Department in full for the awardees students. NACO will award up to 20 Fellowships per year for financial assistance.

The maximum grant for each fellowship will be limited upto Rs 1.5 lakhs. The fellowship covers stipend (for 12 months@Rs 10,000=Rs. 1,20,000) and contingent expenditure on transport/travel, stationery, preparation of report, consumables, printing etc (Rs. 30,000/-). Applicants getting stipend from any Institution/UGC/CSIR/other source are eligible for contingency only.

Procedure to Submit a Proposal

Applicants may submit the proposal in the prescribed format that can be downloaded from NACO website (www.naco.gov.in).

The application form will include rationale, methodology, study location, time line and budget detail. In addition,Organisation/Institute profile, Curriculum vitae of Principal Investigators/Guide and Co Guide along with publications in the relevant field should also be enclosed.

NACO will consider applications received through proper channel only with a certificate on official letter-head duly recommended by the Guide/Supervisor and Head of the Department/Institute where the candidate proposes to work.

In case more than one application is submitted by a candidate, they will be automatically
rejected.

The last date for receiving the application is 31st October 2016.

Application form received beyond the last date will not be considered.

Application form with relevant documents (5 copies) should be submitted by registered
mail at the following address:

Deputy Director General (Research)
National AIDS Control Organisation,
6th Floor Chanderlok Building,
36, Janpath, New Delhi-110001
Tel: +91-11-23731805;
E-mail: naco.nrfs@gmail.com

Please mention on the envelope “Application for NACO-Research Fellowship”.

Awardees of the grant will be informed by mail.

 

NACO BioMedical Research Fellowship Application Opening @ NACO | India

View Original Notification: http://www.goasacs.nic.in/Pub1.pdf

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