TWAS awards and fellowships

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is a global science academy based in Trieste, Italy, working to advance science and engineering for sustainable prosperity in the developing world.

TWAS-DBT Fellowships
TWAS and the Department of Biotechnology of the Ministry of Science and Technology in India (DBT) have established a fellowship programme for foreign scholars from developing countries who wish to pursue a PhD or postdoctoral research in biotechnology.
PhD Fellowships
Full-time fellowships (for those register for a PhD at a university in India) are granted for an initial period of up to 3 years. They may be extended for a further 2 years, subject to the student’s performance. Sandwich fellowships (for those registered for a PhD in their home country) may be granted for a minimum period of 12 months and a maximum period of 2 years.
Application deadline: 20 September 2021
For more information: https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-dbt-postgraduate-fellowship-programme
Online application: https://onlineforms.twas.org/apply/168

Postdoctoral Fellowships
Postdoctoral fellowships are tenable at key biotechnology research institutions in India for a minimum period of 12 months to a maximum period of 18 months.
Application deadline: 20 September 2021
For more information: https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-dbt-postdoctoral-fellowship-programme
Online application: https://onlineforms.twas.org/apply/167