IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2021 for Women Researchers

IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2021: Applications are invited from early-career female researchers from least developed member countries of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) for the IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2021.

The fellowship will support research related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, providing recipients with high-level training in areas relevant to sustainability science. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply before the deadline.

Fellowship Sponsor(s): Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)

Host Institution(s): Not specified

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Postdoctoral

Duration: 3 to 6 months

Nationality: See eligible countries (below)


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IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2021 | ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

To be eligible for the IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2021, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be female-researchers in their early-career possessing a doctoral degree in an area of science relevant to the research area of the fellowship programme.
  • Has preferably 5 years of experience in the field of research after the PhD.
  • Host Institute must be in a developing country from the list.
  • Provide an official acceptance letter from the Host Institute.
  • Must be a national of and resident in an IsDB LDMC.
  • Must be employed at an institution in her home country.

Eligible Countries:

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Yemen.

Eligible Research Areas:

  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Education
  • Education for Sustainable Development
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
  • Sustainable cities
  • Responsible growth
  • Waste management
  • Population growth
  • Green chemistry
  • Biodiversity
  • Plastic pollution and Micro-plastics
  • Water and Hygiene

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  • Monthly allowance to cover for accommodation, food and health insurance.
  • Allowance for bench fee costs up to USD2,565
  • Upto USD1,000 cost of a round-trip air ticket

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2021 are to submit an online application.

Please note that a researcher may only submit one application at a time and for only one kind of grant or fellowship.

Application Deadline: 19 July 2021

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