TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Young Scientists from Developing Countries

TWAS-BIOTEC is welcoming applications for its Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Young Scientists from Developing Countries.


The Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Young Scientists from Developing Countries is a fellowship program by TWAS-BIOTEC that offers financial aid to young scientists from developing countries who want to pursue advanced research in biotechnology at the institution.

Deadline: 30th July 2021

Number of Awards: Not specified

Degree type: Postdoctoral

Host institution: TWAS-BIOTEC

Country of Study: Thailand

Duration of Programme: Minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months

Target demographic: Citizens of developing countries all over the world

Field of study

01-Agricultural Sciences

02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

03-Biological Systems and Organisms

04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences

05-Chemical Sciences


To be eligible to apply for this fellowship program, applicants must;

° must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Thailand or any developed country

° be nationals of a developing country (other than Thailand)

° must not be more than 40 years old by the date of the submission of their application

° hold a PhD degree in any of the following fields: molecular biology, molecular genetics, microbiology, biochemistry, protein crystallography, organic chemistry, biotechnology, bioinformatics, or related disciplines.

apply for the fellowship within THREE years of having obtained a PhD degree in a fields of the natural sciences specified above

° provide an official Acceptance Letter from BIOTEC

° be regularly employed at a research and/or teaching institution in their home country where they must hold a research assignment

NB. For instance, if an applicant turns 40 on 15 June, s/he should make sure not to submit the application later than 15 June

Contact Information

Applicants are advised to direct their request to the BIOTEC Research Support Division via email at [email protected]

Value of Award: BIOTEC will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation and food.

How to Apply

To apply, applicants are advised to visit the Fellowship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply. All the best.


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