Parliament of India (Lok Sabha Secretariat)
Lok Sabha Research Fellowships
The Lok Sabha Secretariat proposes to grant 21 (Twenty-one) Research Fellowships for writing books for the year 2016 on subjects of Parliamentary interest. These Fellowships which will provide financial assistance to undertake research of high standard on Parliamentary themes seek to encourage and support original studies on subjects relating to Indian Parliament. The duration of the Fellowships will be of two years with no extension to be granted. The total amount of each Fellowship will be maximum Rs.10 lakh, plus Rs.50,000/- as contingency allowance. The amount sanctioned to a Fellow will be disbursed in instalments, subject to satisfactory progress of the project and recommendation of the Fellowship Committee to that effect. Selected Fellows will be given access to the Parliament Library for their research work. Those who had applied for the Lok Sabha Research Fellowships earlier in 2013 and 2016 may apply afresh, if they so desire. The duly-completed applications may be sent to the Joint Director, Lok Sabha Secretariat, Room No. 128, Parliament Library Building, New Delhi-110001 so as to reach on or before 31st August, 2016. The soft copy of the completed application form along with all supporting documents may also be forwarded at firstname.lastname@example.org. It may be noted that incomplete application forms will be summarily rejected. For detailed information about the Guidelines and Rules relating to Lok Sabha Research Fellowships, 2016 and for the application form, please visit http://loksabha.nic.in.