TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Programme 2021/22 for Developing Countries

TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship: The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in collaboration with the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of the Ministry of Science and Technology in India is pleased to announce the TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship for individuals from developing countries.

The Fellowship is established to support foreign scholars from developing countries who wish to pursue research in the field of biotechnology.

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Fellowship Sponsor(s): TWAS and DBT

Host Institution(s): Not specified

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: PhD

Duration: 3 to 5 years

Nationality: Developing Countries


 

Recommended: TWAS-CUI Postdoctoral Fellowship for Scientists from Developing Countries

TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship| ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

To be considered for the TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship 2021/22, interested candidates are to fulfill the following requirements:

  • Be a maximum age of 35 years on 31 December of the application year.
  • Be a national of a developing country (other than India).
  • Must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in India or any developed country.
  • Hold a Master’s or equivalent degree in science or engineering.
  • For SANDWICH Fellowships, be registered PhD students in their home country and provide the “Registration and No Objection Certificate” from the HOME university; OR
  • For FULL-TIME Fellowships, be willing to register at a university in India.
  • Be accepted at a biotechnology institution in India.
  • Provide evidence of proficiency in English, if medium of education was not English.
  • Provide evidence that s/he will return to her/his home country on completion of the fellowship.
  • Not take up other assignments during the period of her/his fellowship.
  • Be financially responsible for any accompanying family members.

See Also: Commonwealth Professional Fellowships 2021/22 for Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested and eligible applicants for the TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship 2021/22 are to submit their application through the online portal on or before the application deadline.

Application Deadline: 20 September 2021

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

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