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You are indian applicant from an indian laboratory:

Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR/CEFIPRA) is India’s first and France’s only bilateral organisation outside France which has been in existence for the past 30 years, committed to promote collaboration between the scientific communities of the two countries across the knowledge innovation chain. CEFIPRA has joined hands with Université Joseph Fourier (now Université Grenoble Alpes), Grenoble, France for supporting participation of Indian doctoral students to European School on Nano-sciences and Nano-technologies (ESONN) in Grenoble, France – Session 2020 (August 23th - September 12th, 2020).


ESONN is a three-week course aimed at providing training for graduate students, postdoctoral and junior scientists from universities and laboratories in the field of nano-sciences and nano-technologies in Physics, Biology and Chemistry. The academic and practical courses cover the elaboration, functioning and characterization of nano-objects.

•Applicants must be Indian citizens residing in India and have registered for a PhD in a recognized university or research institution in India
•Age: Maximum 30 years as on 1st January, 2020
•Students once supported by CEFIPRA and students who have a permanent position in institutions/universities are not eligible
•Pre-authorization or prior consent from his/her Institute / University to apply for a foreign fellowship programme

[No objection certificate from Head of the Institution]

Application Process

After applying to ESONN by filling in the form online, Indian candidates (only doctoral students) interested in CEFIPRA-ESONN Fellowship may apply to CEFIPRA.

All the details HERE (coming soon).




For further details, Please visit the website


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