NCI Travel Grant

NCI in pursuance of its objective to build research cooperation between its Nordic member universities and India will support 6 scholars annually from member universities per annum travelling to India for the purpose of research with an NCI travel grant.

Who can apply?

Doctoral level researchers and above located at NCI member universities

What is covered?

NCI will provide a one-time payment of 500 Euros for the purpose of travelling to and from India. The amount will be paid on submission of an e-ticket along with a proof of travel.

Deadline for applying

Deadline for the Fall – April 30th of the same year
Deadline for the Spring – October 30th of the previous year

How to apply?

An application should include the following:

  • Application form (click here)
  • CV along with a list of research background/experience and publications/research projects (max 1 page)
  • Recommendation letter from your home university for the visit
  • Invitation letter from a host university located in India

The following should be sent to Lise Hansen (nci@au.dk) by email with a subject line – NCI India Travel Grant.

Applications will be evaluated by a Grants Committee based on the purpose of the visit and its expected results. One of the criteria to be used in evaluating the applications will be research potential for long-term Indo-Nordic cooperation and benefits for the Nordic Centre in India.

Upon completion of the visit, the visiting researchers will be required to submit a short written report to the Nordic Centre of India describing the content and results of their visit.

You can download the poster for the opportunity here: Download