Science and Engineering Research Board International Travel Support (ITS)

Science and Engineering Research Board India

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Unaffiliated Researcher Working Professional Graduate Student Faculty Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Conference

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: India

Age restriction: No more than 35 years of age

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International Travel Support (ITS) Scheme provides financial assistance to Indian researchers for presenting a research paper in an international scientific event (conference, seminar, workshop etc.) held abroad. In addition, support is also provided to young scientists (age limit below 35 years as on date of start of the event) for attending training programmes, Short-term schools and Workshops. Economy class air-fare by shortest route from Air India, airport-tax and visa fees are provided under the scheme. Registration fee as per actual or Rs. 50,000/- whichever is less will be provided to young scientist (Age < 35 on the date of start of event) in addition to the above support. Applications can be submitted within the window of 60-90 days in advance from the date of start of the event. The system will not accept early or late submission of applications. However, applicant who has already submitted a proposal will not be eligible to apply again within next 90 days from the date of submission of the first application.

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  • Must have at least two recent publications in a refereed journal.
  • Must have already been accepted to participate at the meeting/ conference.


  • Candidates who have availed travel grant from CICS/CCSTDS are eligible to apply only after completing 3 years.
  • Program must not exceed 3 months in duration.