2014 PhD Fellowship in TWAS DBT

The Department of Biotechnology ( DBT ) of the Ministry of Science and Technology, India, and TWAS have instituted a fellowship programme for foreign scholars from developing countries who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in Biotechnology.
TWAS DBT offered PhD Fellowship for Foreign Scholars from Developing Countries to pursue Research in Biotechnology at Italy ( 2014 ).

Study Subject ( s ) : Biotechnology.
Course Level : PhD.
Scholarship Provider : DBT, TWAS.
Scholarship can be taken at : Italy.

Eligibility for DBT TWAS PhD Fellowship 2014 :

  • Be a maximum age of 35 years on 31 December of the application year.
  • Be nationals 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. 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 ).

TWAS DBT PhD Scholarship Open for International Students :

  • Yes, TWAS DBT PhD Scholarship is available for International Students.

DBT TWAS PhD Scholarship Description :

  • 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.

TWAS DBT PhD Scholarship Application Form 2014 :

  • Applicants should submit the Acceptance Letter from an Indian biotechnology institution to TWAS when applying or by the deadline at the latest.
  •  Applicants will have until the deadline to submit the Acceptance Letter to TWAS. Without preliminary acceptance, the application will not be considered for selection.
  • Reference letter : Referees must send signed letters as attachments via e-mail directly to TWAS. The subject line must contain : DBT / PG / candidate’s surname. Alternatively, letters should be sent by post in sealed envelopes.
  • Applications for the TWAS – DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Programme should be sent to TWAS and CICS ( by post, fax or email ).
Note : Applicants should be aware that they can apply for only one fellowship per year. With the exception of the fellowships “for research collaboration”, all other fellowship programmes offered by TWAS and OWSD that are mutually exclusive.

DBT TWAS PhD Scholarship Application Deadline 2014 : 31st August, 2014 ( Each Year ).

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