Bangladesh Reference Institute for Chemical Measurements (BRICM) is providing 50 research fellowships in various subject fields. Therefore applications are invited from qualified Bangladeshi nationals with deadline to apply being June 1, 2021.
Names of Fellowship In Numbers : The institute will offer fellowship in four categories which are the followings :
a. Post-Doctoral Fellowship (no. of fellowship 3) b. Doctoral Fellowship (7) c. Post-Graduate Fellowship-1 (no. of fellowship 20) and d. Post-Graduate Fellowship-2 (no. of fellowship on offer 20)
Fellowship Amount Per Month : The amount of the fellowship varies from categories. For Post-Doctoral Fellowship, the amount is Tk. 55,000. But for foreign fellow, it is USD 700. For the category of Doctoral Fellowship, each fellow will receive Tk. 45k per month. For Post-Graduate Fellowship-1, the fellowship amount is Tk. 40k while it is Tk. 35k for Post-Graduate Fellowship-2.
Requirements : Aspirants need to demonstrate the following qualities to be eligible for application for the fellowships :
For Post-Doctoral Fellowship : PhD Degree in any Science or Technology related subjects. No specific age limit.
For Doctoral Fellowship : Got registered for PhD Degree. Age limit not over 45 years as on June 1, 2021.
For Post-Graduate Fellowship-1 : MPhil or MS Degree and at least 3 years of work/research experience. Age cap is not over 40 years as on June 1, 2021.
For Post-Graduate Fellowship-2 : Master’s Degree (Thesis Group) and age limit is not over 35 years as on June 1, 2021.
To note, for all fellowship categories, no third class or grade at any level of academic life is acceptable.
Fellowship Fields : Bangladesh Reference Institute for Chemical Measurements fellowship 2021 will be provided in the following subject fields :
Chemical Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Bio-technology & Genetic Engineering, Bio-informatics, Biomedical Engineering, Applied Physics, Electronics & Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering and Pharmacy.
Fellowship Period : Initially the duration for each fellowship will be six months to one year depending on the types of research activities. The time is likely to receive an extension pending on the assessment committee recommendation on research performance by the fellows. But in general, the total duration of the fellowship will be not over 4 years with possible extension time. For details, see the BRICM fellowship circular provided at the end of the article.
Fellowship Application Form : Interested individuals can collect fellowship application forms from the institute in person. Or one can download and print it from the website of the institute which is :
Application Fee : For Post-Doctoral Fellowship, the fee (non-refundable) is Tk. 1000 and it is Tk. 500 for all other fellowship categories. The amount needs to be deposited as Pay-order or Bank Draft in favor of Director General, Bangladesh Reference Institute for Chemical Measurements.
Required Papers : With application forms, the following papers must be submitted :
3 copy passport size fresh color attested photographs, attested copies of all educational certificates, attested copies of all academic exams’ mark-sheets and attested copy of National ID.
Application Form Submission : Application form needs to be submitted either in person or by Registered Post to the following address :
Director General, Bangladesh Reference Institute for Chemical Measurements (BRICM), Dr. Qudrat-i-Khuda Road (Laboratory road), Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1205.
Attention : For any further information, please see the BRICM Fellowship circular in the below image :
Bangladesh Reference Institute for Chemical Measurements Fellowship Circular 2021 :