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Khorana Program 2019 for Scholars by Dept of Biotechnology [USA]: Apply by Oct 31: Expired

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The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward (WSF) are partnering to support the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars named in the honor of Dr. Har Gobind Khorana, who won a Nobel Prize in 1968 for his work at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology while a member of the University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty.

The Khorana program will provide an opportunity for Indian students to undertake research at leading US universities over Summer 2019 for a period of 10-12 weeks.

The Khorana Program is envisaged to:

  • Provide encouragement to young scholars to undertake Research & Development
  • Enable students to carry out research at a premier university in the United States
  • Transform research into societal benefits build a seamless scientific community between India and the United States

Eligibility

  • Candidates currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters’ degree in Biotechnology and allied areas at recognized institutions of higher education in India and completing their degrees in/after May 2020 are eligible to apply.
  • Final year/PhD students are NOT eligible to apply.

Areas for Application

  • The Khorana Program invites applications in Biotechnology and allied areas
    (including agricultural, food, health and biomedical sciences).
  • Applications in subject fields other than those specified in the advertisement will not be considered.

Program dates

May-July 2019

Scholarship includes

  • Stipend
  • Health Insurance
  • Airfare

Application

  • Please register on the IUSSTF Online Application Portal for Visitation Programs.
  • Complete the online application and upload scanned copies of latest marksheet,
    No-Objection Certificate & Two Letters of Recommendation.
  • Supporting documents should be provided strictly according to the check-list
    mentioned in the application form.
  • Candidates are advised to go through all the program information/instructions
    carefully before submitting the application
  • Hard copies of the application form/supporting documents ARE NOT required.
  • Last Date for Application: Oct 31

Contact

For any queries, contact

Ms. Pushpa Iyer
Program Officer
Email: scholar@indousstf.org

For any further information, visit the website here

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