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DBT-TWAS BIOTECHNOLOGY FELLOWSHIP FOR RESEARCHERS FROM DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

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 The Centre for International Co-operation in Science – CICS (Formerly CCSTDS), Chennai has entered into agreement with the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India for the execution of DBT-TWAS Biotechnology Fellowships for Researchers from Developing Countries. ЭШИХ: 320159 

 POSTGRADUATE BIOTECHNOLOGY FELLOWSHIPS

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of India and (TWAS), the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World are instituting Biotechnology Fellowships for researchers from developing countries who wish to pursue research leading towards Ph.D in newly emerging areas of biotechnology for which facilities are available in the Laboratories/institutes in India.  The fellowships will be tenable in eminent institutes in India.

Candidates from developing countries such as Asia (other than India) /Africa/Latin America /Arab region with minimum qualification of Master’s degree in Science or Engineering, Medicine or equivalent degree below 30 years are eligible to apply. Duration of the fellowship will be up to 5 years for Full-time Fellowships (for those willing to register for a Ph.D in India), and for a minimum period of 12 months and a maximum period of 2 years for Sandwich Fellowships (for those already registered for a PhD in their home country). 

Selection will be made by a Committee constituted by TWAS.  The cost of international travel will be met by TWAS, the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World.  Stipend will be provided by DBT to the selected candidates in Indian rupee for the duration of the fellowship period. CICS will facilitate placement of candidates at Universities/institutes of eminence in India.

POST-DOCTORAL BIOTECHNOLOGY FELLOWSHIPS

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of India and TWAS, the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World are instituting Biotechnology Fellowships for researchers from developing countries who wish to pursue research in newly emerging areas in Biotechnology at institutes of Excellence in India.

Candidates from developing countries such as Asia (other than India) /Africa/Latin America /Arab region with minimum qualification of Ph.D degree in Biosciences or Biotechnology below the age of 40 are eligible to apply.  Duration of the fellowship will be for 12-18 months. The candidate should be a regular employee in a developing country and should be holding a research assignment to be undertaken in India.

Selection will be made by a Committee constituted by TWAS.  The cost of international travel will be met by TWAS, the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World. Stipend in Indian rupee will be provided to the selected candidates by DBT for the duration of the fellowship period.  CICS will facilitate placement of candidates for training at Indian institutes of eminence.

Application forms for both Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships can be downloaded from the websites “www.twas.org” under ‘Programmes’ > ‘Exchange’ or ‘dbtindia.nic.in’ under the head ‘TWAS Award Scheme’. Interested candidates should send their applications directly to TWAS Fellowships office, Italy (fellowships@twas.org) with a copy to CICS.  Please note that last date for submission of application is 31 August 2011.

Note: Candidates are welcome to contact CICS with regard to facilitation of placement at Indian host institute.   

For further details contact  

Honorary Director

Centre for International Co-operation in Science (CICS)

(Formerly CCSTDS)

2, Gandhi Mandapam Road

Chennai 600 025, India

Ph: +91 44 24430228, 24901367, 24419466

Fax: +91 44 24914543,

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