Raman – Charpak Fellowship 2017

This program intends to develop and strengthen Indo-French scientific cooperation through close collaboration between Indian and French laboratories. The fellowship is a single-phase fellowship scheme for PhD research scholars at an Indian or French Research Institute / University. The scheme provides an exposure and experience about the current research methods and trends in France/India, while discovering another cultural context.


It is an opportunity for PhD students to carry out part of their research work (for three to six months) in a foreign University / Institute based in France or India.

Fellowship benefits

  • For Indian Fellow: Fellowship Support of 1500 Euros per month for daily expenses, local travel, accommodation charges plus Social Security charges
  • For French Fellow: Fellowship support Rs. 40,000 per month for daily expenses, local travel, etc. plus accommodation charges not exceeding Rs. 45,000 per month
  • One return airfare ticket in economy class between India and France
  • Insurance coverage (travel & health) wherever is required
  • Any administrative costs for Visa and Registration, if any
  • Carte de Sejour, if any
  • Additional support (up to Euro 500 for Indian Fellows and equivalent support in Indian Rupees for French Fellows) for participating in a Seminar/Workshop during their term of the fellowship and stay in their host countries; limited to registration fees , travel & accommodation charges

Please note that no support will be provided for the family members during the Fellowship period.

Call for Applications:  April 

Application deadline:  May/June

For any queries, please contact - ramancharpak@cefipra.org