DBT/USSTF Khorana Program for Scholars 2016 ~ helpBIOTECH

26 October 2015

DBT/USSTF Khorana Program for Scholars 2016

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Khorana Program for Scholars

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India,  Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward are partnering to support the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars named in honor of Dr. Har Gobind Khorana, who won the Nobel Prize in 1968 for his work at the interface of Chemistry and Biology while a member of the UW faculty. The Khorana Program will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in Summer 2016 for a period of 10 weeks. A list of UW partner universities is available http://www.winstepforward.org

The Khorana Program is envisaged to

  • Provide encouragement to young scholars to undertake R&D
  • 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: B.Tech, M.Tech and M.Sc. students currently enrolled in recognized institutions of higher education in India in Biotechnology and allied areas are eligible to apply. Students pursuing PhD are not eligible to apply

Scholarship includes: Stipend, Airfare, Health Insurance

Program dates: May – July 2016

For immediate answers to your questions you may contact:

Dr. Nishritha Bopana
Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)
12 Hailey Road, Fulbright House, New Delhi- 110 001
Phone: 91-11- 42691713, 42691700, 42691708
Fax: 91-11-23321552
E-mail: scholar@indousstf.org

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Kindly note that you may refer to the link above [‘Download application’] to view the format for the application. You are requested to keep all your documents ready according to the given format. We are currently working on an online application system, details regarding this online portal would be shared shortly.

Application deadline: 30 November 2015



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