TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Research Fellowship for Developing Countries

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of the Ministry of Science and Technology, India in collaboration with TWAS is welcoming applications for its TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Research Fellowship for Developing Countries.

Description

TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Research Fellowship for Developing Countries is a fellowship program by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of the Ministry of Science and Technology, India in collaboration with TWAS that offers financial aid to exceptional students from developing countries who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in biotechnology at any participating India University and Academic Institutions.

Deadline: Ongoing (annually)

Research starts: 2021-2022

Number of Awards: Several

Research type: PhD research

Host: Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of the Ministry of Science and Technology, India in collaboration with TWAS

Duration of Award: Up to five years

Country of Research: Applicants can choose to pursue the research in their home countries or at a host laboratory/institute in India

Target demographic: Students from developing countries

Fields of Research

¶ Biological Systems and Organisms

¶ Agricultural Sciences

¶ Chemical Sciences

¶ Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

¶ Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences

Eligibility

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

° Hold a Master’s or equivalent degree in science or engineering

° Be a maximum age of 35 years on 31 December of the application year

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

° Be nationals of a developing country (other than India)

Fellowship Worth/Inclusions

The Fellowship program is worth up to a monthly stipend allowance that will be awarded only to eligible or qualified applicants to use towards;

¶ living costs

¶ food

¶ health insurance and other expenses

How to Apply

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

Website: https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-dbt-postgraduate-fellowship-programme

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