Khorana Program for Scholars 2016


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 2017 for a period of 10 weeks.


B.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.


. 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 . Program dates: May - July 2017


. Stipend . Airfare . Health Insurance Important Dates : The Dead line for Application is 30 November 2016