These fellowships have been instituted for foreign scholars from developing countries who wish to pursue research in newly emerging areas in biotechnology for which facilities are available in the Laboratories/ Institutes in India. Around 25 Post Doctoral Fellowships are given.
Eligibility: The minimum qualification required is a Ph.D. degree in Biosciences or Biotechnology. The candidate should be a regular employee in a developing country and should be holding a research assignment. The age limit is 45 years.
Fellowship amount: The fellowship includes monthly stipend plus House Rent Allowance (HRA) and Medical Allowance as per Host Institute norms. An annual Contingency grant of Rs. 50,000/- is also provided. The cost of international travel by shortest route will be met by TWAS. The duration of fellowship is for 12-18 months.