C.V. Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers 2022

Deadline: 30 October 2022

Deadline: 30 October 2022

The C.V. Raman Fellowship for African Researchers program was introduced by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India (GoI), via the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), as part of the India-Africa Forum Summit to support the development of human capacity through scientific and technological cooperation between Africa and India.

Fellowship Offered during the C.V. Raman International Fellowships for African Researchers 2022 include:

  • Doctoral/ Post Doctoral Fellowship Duration 6 months
  • Visiting Fellowship Duration 3 months
  • Senior Fellowship Duration 1 months

The goal of this fellowship is to give African scholars the chance to collaborate on research projects in a variety of scientific and technological fields at various Indian universities and R&D facilities under the supervision of Indian host scientists. This esteemed fellowship aims to further solidify the scientific and technological ties between India and African countries.

The “Coordinating Partner” for the C V Raman International Fellowship Program is the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI). To apply for this scholarship to undertake research in Indian institutions across all branches of science and technology, African researchers must submit an application through FICCI on behalf of the GoI.


Sustenance Allowance:

Doctoral / Post-Doctoral Fellowship

  • Rs 40,000/- per month
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Local Travel Expenses

Visiting Fellowship

  • Rs 50,000/- per month
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Local Travel Expenses

Senior Fellowship

  • Rs 50,000/- per month
  • Accommodation (accommodation in host institute’s guest house with reasonable facilities / hotel with a cap of Rs 2500 per day)
Contingency Grant:

To cover unforeseen expenses relating to lab/field research, books, stationeries, medicines and other miscellaneous expenses, if any

  • Doctoral / Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Rs 20,000/-
  • Visiting Fellowship: Rs 10,000/-
  • Senior Fellowship: Rs 10000 + local travel grant (up to max.Rs.30000)


  • Open to all African researchers in S & T
  • The applicant should be actively engaged in research at a university or research institution in the African country

and more so meet the following eligibility criteria for each of the three categories:

  • Doctoral / Post Doctoral Fellowship: Completed / Pursuing PhD in any recognised university or research institution in Africa
  • Visiting Fellowship: Ph.D / M.Tech / M.Sc. (Engg / Technical) or 4 to 6 years research / teaching experience
  • Senior Fellowship: Senior Experts / Scientists / Professors
Process of Placement
  • Selected applicants must instantly notify FICCI by email at scholars@ficci.com after deciding the length of their stay in India in consultation with their respective host scientists.

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