Indo-US Science and Technology Forum Khorana Program for Scholars Awards, 2017

INTRODUCTION

The Khorana Program offers scholarships to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in summer 2017 for a period of 10 weeks. 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 to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in Summer 2017. 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 and Transform research into societal benefits Build a seamless scientific community between India and the United States The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF), established under an agreement between the Governments of India and the United States of America in March 2000, is an autonomous, not for profit society that promotes and catalyzes Indo-US bilateral collaborations in science, technology, engineering and biomedical research through substantive interaction among government, academia and industry.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

The Khorana Program will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in Summer 2017 for a period of 10 weeks. The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship: Tech, M.Tech and B.Sc./M.Sc. students currently enrolled in recognized institutions of higher education in India in Biotechnology and allied areas are eligible to apply. Students pursuing Ph.D/Final year students are not eligible to apply. Nationality: Indian applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Scholarship can be taken in USA (University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and Partner Universities)

PAY PACKAGE

Scholarship offers Stipend, Airfare, and Health Insurance to the applicants. Important Dates: Scholarship application deadline is 30 November 2016.
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