Khorana Scholarship Program for Scholars

INTRODUCTION

University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW), the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India and 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, who won the Noble 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 2012 for a period of 10 weeks. 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

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility: B.Tech, M.Tech and M.Sc. students currently enrolled in recognized institutions of higher education in India in the areas of Biotechnology (including agricultural, health and biomedical sciences) are eligible to apply. The applicant should have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 8.5 or higher (Percentage equivalent: 80% and higher). Important Notes: Only those candidates who shall be completing their degree program on or after May 2013 are eligible to apply. Candidates are encouraged to submit the application along with documents as a single pdf document. Single scans or other electronic versions of documents will also be accepted. Applications in subject-fields other than those specified in the advertisement will not be considered.

CAREER PROSPECTS

How to Apply: interested candidates may forward their Applications for submitting electronically to scholar@indousstf.org Scholarship includes: Stipend, Accommodations, Airfare

PAY PACKAGE

Application deadline: 30 November 2011
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