Khorana Program for Scholars: Apply by October 31
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, has invited applications for the ‘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 Programme is being implemented jointly by DBT, Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward.
The Khorana Program will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in Summer 2020 for a period of 10 to 12 weeks.
The Program is envisaged to provide encouragement to young scholars to undertake Research & Development; enable students to carry out research at a premier University in the United States; transform research into societal benefits and build a seamless scientific community between India and the United States.
Eligibility: Applicants should be Pre-final year students enrolled in B.Tech., M.Tech., B.Sc, MSc., B.E., M.E., M.S., Integrated B.S-M.S., B.V.Sc., M.V.Sc., B. Pharm., M. Pharm., MBBS., and Master in Medical Science and Technology (MMST) at recognized institutions of higher education in India in Biotechnology and allied areas (including Agricultural, Food, Health, Biomedical sciences and interdisciplinary areas like Computational Sciences, Big Data, Machine Learning etc.) completing their degrees on or after May 2021.
Applicant should have Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 8.0 or higher OR Percentage of 80% and higher. MBBS applicants need minimum 65% or higher marks.
First Year, Final year and PhD students are not eligible to apply. Applications in subject - fields other than those specified in the advertisement will not be considered.
Scholarship includes Stipend, Health Insurance and Airfare.