The SCOSTEP Visiting Scholar Program (SVS) is a capacity building activity of the Scientific Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Physics (SCOSTEP), which will complement its new scientific program (PRESTO) and public outreach activities.
SCOSTEP Visiting Scholar program was launched in January 2015. with more labs coming forward to host SVS awardees.
The Objective: To provide training to graduate students from developing countries in established laboratories of solar-terrestrial physics for periods of 1 to 3 months.
Funding: SCOSTEP will provide the airfare, while the hosting lab will provide living expenses (lodging, meals, ground transportation, visa fees and other incidentals). Trainees should have their own health insurance or arrange a provision with the host institution.
Frequency: At least four scholars each year with proposed research relevant to SCOSTEP PRESTO themes. The trainees will be selected on a competitive basis.
Eligibility: This program is open to applicants from all countries but with an emphasis on applicants from developing countries. The program is open to Masters and PhD students with the requirement that the recipient has not received a PhD at the time of application to the program.
Application Closing Date: 28 February 2021.
How To Apply: Please download this document for complete information on the SVS application program.