Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

School News

TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Program 2022/2023

TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Program 2022/2023 calls for applications from citizens of a developing country (except India). The deadline for submitting applications is 15 September 2022.

TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Program

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of India’s Ministry of Science and Technology, in collaboration with UNESCO-TWAS, has launched a fellowship program for foreign researchers from developing countries interested in pursuing research for a PhD in biotechnology.

TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowships are available for up to five years at prominent biotechnology research institutions in India.

TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Program Details

  • SANDWICH Fellowships (for individuals enrolled in a PhD program in their home country): The Fellowship can be awarded for a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of two years.
  • FULL-TIME Fellowships (for those not pursuing a PhD): The Fellowship is first granted for a term of up to three years. Such fellowships can later be extended for a further two years based on the student’s performance. Candidates will enroll in a PhD program at an Indian university. DBT will notify TWAS and the candidate of any such extensions.

TWAS-DBT Graduate Fellowship Program Eligibility

  • Be a maximum age of 35 years on December 31 of the application year.
  • Be nationals of a developing country (other than India).
  • Should not have any visa for temporary or permanent stay in India or any developed country.
  • Hold a master’s degree 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 (example is included in the application form); OR
  • For FULL-TIME Fellowships; be willing to register at a university in India.
  • Get accepted at a biotech institution in India. NB Requests for acceptance must be addressed to the chosen host institution(s) and NOT to DBT.
  • Provide an outline of a research proposal.
  • Provide proof of proficiency in English, if medium of education was not English.
  • Provide evidence that he/she will return to his/her home country after completing the fellowship.
  • Do not take on other assignments during the period of her/his fellowship.
  • Be financially responsible for any accompanying family members.

TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Program Fees

  • DBT will provide a monthly stipend to cover living expenses, food and health insurance. The monthly allowance will not be convertible into foreign currency. In addition, the fellowship holder will receive a house rent allowance.

How to Apply for TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Program

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should apply through on the “Apply” button below:

Apply here Official link

No applications will be accepted after the deadline. Therefore, it is recommended to submit your electronic application as early as possible.

RECOMMEND: Check here for more scholarships and events.

Info: If you found this article helpful, kindly drop a comment below this article. If you think this post can be helpful to somebody else, please share it using the share-buttons above!!!. | Follow us on Twitter @Shoreloop. | Like us on Facebook.

Written By

I just love sharing educational and useful info to people and also I'm a game freak.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like

Internships

Make Money For Your Tiktok Videos With Sound.me. Tiktok has created a new feature called SoundOn. Using this new function, artists can utilize TikTok...

Undergraduate

SEPLAT Undergraduate Scholarship 2022/2023 for University student Is Ongoing. This is to inform the general public that Seplat Scholarship 2022 is Out. The SEPLAT...

Scholarship

Through David Nweze Umahi University of Medical Sciences, Ebonyi State Government is offering one year scholarship to six candidates from each of the thirty...

School News

Osun State Schools of Nursing and Midwifery Releases 2022 Basic Nursing Exam Results – TEAM PLATO REPORTS ...