TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Programme, India 2012

TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowships are tenable at key biotechnology research institutions in India for a period of up to five years. Applicants may be registered for a PhD degree in their home country, or may enrol in a PhD course at a host laboratory/institute in India. To help candidates in their choice of a suitable host institution a list of biotechnology institutes in India is available here: List_Biotechn_India.pdf. However, candidates are free to choose an Indian biotechnology institution that does not appear on the list.

Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria: – Be a maximum age of 30 years on 31 December of the application year. -Be nationals of a developing country (other than India). -Hold a Master’s or equivalent degree in science or engineering. – Be regularly employed in a developing country and hold a research assignment there. -For SANDWICH Fellowships: -Be registered PhD students in their home country and provide the “Registration and No Objection Certificate” from the HOME university (sample is included in the application form). – For FULL-TIME Fellowships: Be willing to register at a university in India. Be accepted at a biotechnology institution in India (see sample Acceptance Letter included in the application form).

Scholarship Deadline: 31 August of each year

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