TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Programme 2021/2022


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

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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.

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How to Apply for TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship 2021/2022

Interested and eligible applicants for the TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship 2021/2022 are to submit their application through the online portal on or before the application deadline.


Application Deadline: 20 September 2021


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