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Inviting applications for Student travel support for international conferences - supported by Tata


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Dear students,

The Tata Trusts has made a generous contribution to support the travel of
several IISc PhD students to international conferences between Mar 2019 -
Feb 2020. 

We invite PhD students to apply for this grant by filling the form at the

Prerequisites for application:
Should be pursuing a PhD programme at IISc
Should have completed comprehensive examination
Should have an accepted publication at an international conference/symposium
and furnish evidence of the same

Required documents:
Proof/confirmation of conference publication acceptance
Recommendation letter from PhD Advisor
Copies of grade sheets

Applications will be evaluated periodically (during Apr 2019 - Feb 2020) by
the committee of Divisional Chairs and grants will be disbursed on a rolling
basis, based on the availability of funds. Each selected student can avail
up to Rs. 2 lakhs.

Kindly note that once you receive the grant, any
publications/studies/banners/posters supported by the grant must include the
statement "Supported by the Tata Trusts" wherever applicable. Due
acknowledgement needs to be given to the Tata Trusts on any
research/publishable material.

As the funds are provided through a private contribution, there is no
restriction on using only Air India for travel. Private airlines may also be
used for the international travel.   

For any queries, please write to

Thank you.

Office of Development and Alumni Affairs
Indian Institute of Science
Thanks & Regards

Sonali Pattanayak
Research Associate
Divecha Center for Climate Change