Khorana Scholars Program 2017

Khorana Scholars Program 2017

Khorana Scholars Program 2017

Khorana Scholars Program 2017 is dynamic and transformative student exchange program between premier institutions in India and the United States.

About Fellowship:
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) are partnering to support the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars named in honor of Dr. Har Gobind Khorana.

The Khorana Scholars Program will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison and other US universities in Summer 2017 for a period of 10-12 weeks.

The basic objective of this program is:
1.) to provide an opportunity to Indian students to experience world-class research facilities in leading U.S. institutions;
2.) encourage and motivate students to take up research as a career;
3.) pave the way for the next generation of pioneers and innovators in science and technology;
4.) build long-term R&D linkages and collaborations cutting across boundaries around the globe.

Also See:
1.) CSIR Nehru Science Research Fellowship 2016
2.) B4 Fellowship – Research Fellowship in Boston Area, US

– Indian citizens pursuing a Bachelors or Masters’ degree in Biotechnology at a recognized institution.
– PhD students are NOT eligible to apply.
– Only those candidates who shall be completing their degree program on or after May 2018 are eligible to apply.

Streams/ Branch: Biotechnology and allied areas.

Also See:
1.) IACBGF Fellowships – Indo-Australian Career Boosting Gold Fellowships
2.) Young India Fellowship 2017.
3.) Teach For India Fellowship 2017

Tenure/ Duration: Mid May – July 2017 (10-12 week program)

– Stipend of 2000USD
– Airfare- Roundtrip (to be booked by IUSSTF travel desk)
– Health Insurance

Also See:
1.) Basic Biomedical Research Fellowships – Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance.
2.) IIT Bombay Research Internship 2016-17.
3.) IIT Delhi Internship Program 2016-17.

Application Instructions:
– Students need to apply through On-line mode only.
– Applications should be submitted using our Online Application Portal for Visitation Programs.
– Hard copies and electronic copies of the application forms will not be accepted.

Important Dates:
Application Open: 6th Sep, 2016
Application Closed: 30st November 2016

Check the list of Awardees of past years (click on links): 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013.

For More Info:
– Download the Fellowship Brochure.
– Read the Application Guideline here.

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For more Information regarding Fellowships, check Fellowships Official Webpage.

Also SeeIIT Indore, IIT Ropar, IIT Roorkee, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Bombay.

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Khorana Scholars Program 2017