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The Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program

August 3, 2019 - 10:30
The Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program

Amrita Center for International Programs is happy to announce The Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program – a dynamic and transformative program has thus been developed to foster long term Indo-American science and technology partnerships.

Eligibility : Indian citizens currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Water Science and Engineering at a recognized institution of higher education and learning in India

Age : Up to 32 years as on 31 December 2019

Duration : Internship: Minimum 3 months and up to 6 months

Note : The above numbers are tentative and can be increased, decreased or inter-changed in either category at the discretion of DST, IUSSTF and UNL.

Internship Includes* :

  • Air-fare (To be facilitated by IUSSTF Travel desk)
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Contingency allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Partial Housing allowance

*Strictly as per the Terms and Conditions of the WARI Internship Award Regulations

Broad Categories for Research

  • Ecological and human health impacts of pollutants and emerging contaminants
  • Groundwater quality assessment and management
  • Health impacts of water quality
  • Laboratory methods to support water-related research
  • Methodologies to help remediate current and future contamination threats
  • Methods for measuring water quality
  • Non-point source pollution and rural drinking water quality
  • Remote sensing applications for monitoring water quantity and quality
  • Social and behavioral aspects of understanding and protecting water quality
  • Wastewater quality, management and reuse
  • Quality of water in pipe distribution systems
  • Microbial source tracking
  • Fate and transport of microbial pathogens in the environment
  • Evaluation of low-cost technologies for water and soil pollution remediation

Submission Deadline : September 30, 2019

To apply and for more information please visit

For Further Information Contact :

Sujatha /Anandi/ Smitha
Amrita Center for International Programs
(The Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program)

Warm Regards,

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh
Dean, International Programs
AMRITA Center for International Programs (ACIP)
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Amritapuri Campus, Amritapuri, Kollam, 690525

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