Grants for Seminar and Conferences

International Travel Support (ITS) Scheme

ITS scheme is designed to provide financial assistance for presenting a research paper or chairing a session or delivering a keynote address in an international scientific event (Conference/ Seminar/ Symposium/ Workshop). In addition, support is also provided to young scientists (age limit 35 years as on date of conference) for attending training programmes and short-term Schools/ Workshops/ Courses. Applicant should be an active researcher engaged in research and development (R&D) work in academic institutions or research laboratories. The applicant should have an invitation for presentation/participation in the event. Economy class air-fare by shortest route, airport-tax and visa fees are provided under the scheme while Registration Fee is provided to young scientists too. The applicant should not have availed financial assistance from this Scheme during the last 3 years.

Funding Agency: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Dept. of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India

Area: All Science Disciplines

Target Group: PhD, Post-Doctoral, Faculty and Scientists

Purpose: Travel