The IIT-DAAD short-term grant is directed towards students in engineering courses who want to manufacture a seminar paper or thesis at the Indian Institutes of Technology in Mumbai, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagrpu, Chennai, New Delhi and Roorkee. The monthly scholarship pays 6.000 Rs. Per motnh at the moment and grants an increase for travel expenses, health-, accident-, and personal liability insurance. The topic of the research paper or thesis needs to be coordinated with the University and the IIT.
The scholarship is only for students in engineering courses who are almost done with their studies and have outstanding academic achievements.