2021 Twas PhD Fellowships for Developing Countries

TWAS is inviting application for PhD fellowships from developing countries, and especially the Least developed countries. It offers between 100 – 160 PhD fellowships a year at some of the most respected institutions in the developing world. These fellowships are hosted in Brazil, China, India, Pakistan, and South Africa. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the preliminary acceptance letter as early as possible, even before the opening date of the call. Only Acceptance letters dated the same year as the year of application are eligible. It should be noted that applicants may apply for only one programme per calendar year in the TWAS and OWSD portfolio. Applicants will not be eligible to visit another institution in that year under the TWAS Visiting Professor programmes.

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One exception: The head of an institution who invites an external scholar to share his/her expertise under the TWAS Visiting Professor programmes may still apply for another programme. Some of the available Fellowship programmes are as follows:

TWAS-CSIR POSTGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India and TWAS have established a number of fellowships for foreign scholars from developing countries who wish to pursue research toward a PhD in emerging areas of science and technology for which facilities are available in the laboratories and institutes of the CSIR.

Fellowship details:

Deadline: 31 July 2020

Partner Organizations: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India

Host country: India

Eligible nationalities: Developing countries in the South

Minimum degree required: MSc

Duration: Up to 4 years

Study field:

01-Agricultural Sciences

02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

03-Biological Systems and Organisms

04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences

05-Chemical Sciences

06-Engineering Sciences

07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences

08-Mathematical Sciences

09-Physics

Age limit: 35

Sandwich option: yes

Apply for this Fellowship Online

TWAS-DBT POSTGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of the Ministry of Science and Technology in India, and TWAS have established a fellowship programme for foreign scholars from developing countries who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in biotechnology.

Deadline: To be announced

Partner Organizations: Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India

Host country: India

Eligible nationalities: Developing countries in the South

Minimum degree required: MSc

Duration: up to 5 years

Field:

01-Agricultural Sciences

02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

03-Biological Systems and Organisms

04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences

05-Chemical Sciences

Age limit: 35

Sandwich option: yes

Apply for this Fellowship Online

TWAS-SN BOSE POSTGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME

TWAS and the S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences in Kolkata, India have agreed to offer fellowships to young foreign scientists from developing countries who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in physical sciences.

Deadline : 31 July 2020

Partner Organizations: S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

Host country: India

Eligible nationalities: Developing countries in the South

Minimum degree required: MSc

Duration: 5 years

Field:

05-Chemical Sciences

08-Mathematical Sciences

09-Physics

Age limit: 35

Sandwich option: yes

Apply for this Fellowship Online

TWAS-ICCBS POSTGRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME

The International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) — comprising the H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry and the Dr. Panjwani Centre for Molecular and Drug Research in Karachi, Pakistan — and TWAS offer fellowships to young scientists from developing countries (other than Pakistan) who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in chemical and biological sciences.

Deadline Extended: 31 July 2020

Partner Organizations: International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, Pakistan

Host country: Pakistan

Eligible nationalities: Developing countries in the South

Minimum degree required: MSc

Duration: Minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months

Field:

01-Agricultural Sciences

02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

03-Biological Systems and Organisms

04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences

05-Chemical Sciences

Age limit; 35

Sandwich option: yes

Apply for this Fellowship Online

TWAS-NRF DOCTORAL PROGRAMME

South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) are working in partnership with TWAS to advance science in developing countries through the NRF-TWAS Doctoral Fellowships.

Deadline: 14 August 2020

Partner Organizations: National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa

Host country: South Africa

Eligible nationalities: Visit the Award Webpage for more information about eligible countries

Apply for this Fellowship Online



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