Application Guidelines for S.N. Bose Scholars

Currently the SN Bose Program is on hold and therefore not accepting participants. Please check the IUSSTF website on information for 2023 program or please email


  1. Candidates currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters’ degree in Atmospheric and earth Sciences; Chemical Sciences; Engineering; Mathematical and Computational Sciences; and, Physical Sciences are eligible to apply. PhD students are NOT eligible to apply
  2. Applications in subject – fields other than those specified in the advertisement will not be considered.
  3. Only those candidates who shall be completing their degree program on or after May of the following year of application are eligible to apply.
  4. Some years applications are accepted through nominations/endorsements only. The departments from each institute have been asked to nominate 2 of their best students from each discipline for the program. Two applications per stream, per department, per institute. For this purpose, for example, the usual two years Masters in physics and Integrated Masters in Physics may be counted as 2 different streams and 2 different applications.
  5. In case the top 2 nominated students do not wish to apply, your department may choose to endorse other two meritorious students.
  6. Students with a biology background should consider applying to the Khorana Program for Scholars
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