TWAS Fellowships for Research and Advanced Training for Young Scientists 2021

TWAS Fellowships for Research: The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is pleased to announce the TWAS Fellowships to young scientists in developing countries to enable them spend three to 12 months at a research institution in a developing country other than their own.

The TWAS Fellowships is to enhance the research capacity of promising scientists, especially those at the beginning of their research career, helping them to foster links for further collaboration in their fields of endeavours.

Fellowship Sponsor(s): The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

Host Institution(s): Not specified

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Postgraduate

Duration: 3-12 months

Nationality: Developing Countries


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

TWAS Fellowships for Research and Advanced Training | Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the TWAS Fellowships, applicants must ensure to meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be interested in research and advanced training holding a minimum qualification of at least an MSc or equivalent.
  • Must be young scientists working in any area of natural sciences who are citizens of a developing country and are employed by a research institution in a developing country.
  • Must be available for the fellowship lasting between three and twelve months.
  • Must be young scientists at the beginning of their research career and those working in Least Developed Countries.

See Also: TWAS Research Grants Programme for Individuals in Basic Sciences 2021-22

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicant for the TWAS Fellowships for Research and Advanced Training are to complete an online application form and also upload the following documents:

  • Scanned copy of your passport, even if expired (page with your name and surname).
  • CV, maximum five pages including publications.
  • Supporting Statement from Head of Home Institution;
  • Two reference letters of senior scientists familiar with your work. Please note that the Head of your Home Institution cannot be one of your references.
  • MSc certificate and relevant university transcripts.
  • Official invitation letter from the Head of the Host Institute.

Application Deadline: 1st October 2021

Visit the Official Website for Further Details


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