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TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020

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icon Science, Agricultural Sciences, Medical Science

Open to nationals of developing countries (other than India)

icon  The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

icon 31 Jul 2020

icon Partial Funding, A monthly stipend

 

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Details about TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020

TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 is offered for PhD degree in the field of Science, Agricultural Sciences, Medical Science. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 31 Jul 2020. This scholarship is provided by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, A monthly stipend . This scholarship is open for: Open to nationals of developing countries (other than India).

  • Deadline: 31 Jul 2020
  • Scholarship value: Partial Funding, A monthly stipend

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India and TWAS are offering TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 to foreign scholars interested in pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Science and Technology.

Eligibility for TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020:

  • Applicants of TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 must be nationals of a developing country (other than India).
  • Applicants must be a maximum age of 35 years on 31 December of the application year.
  • Applicants are required to hold a Master's degree in science and technology.
  • Candidates must be regularly employed in the home country and hold a research assignment there.
  • Applicants are required to be fluent in English.
  • Applicants must be accepted at a CSIR laboratory/institution.

Documents Required:

  • Selected candidates should provide an official acceptance letter from the host institution.
  • Applicants of TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in India or any developed country.
  • Applicants must not take up any other assignment during the duration of their fellowship.
  • Candidates should be financially responsible for any accompanying family members.
  • Candidates applying for TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 must return to their home country after the completion of the fellowship.

Value of TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020:

  • The successful applicants of TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 will receive:
    • Travel to and from India.
    • A standard monthly allowance to cover accommodations, food, and health insurance.

Deadline for TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020:

  • The last date to apply for TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 is 31st July 2020.

Updated on: 04 May, 2020

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More about The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

TWAS, The World Academy of Sciences, until 2004 named Third World Academy of Sciences and TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world before September 2012, is a merit-based science academy uniting 1,000 scientists in some 70 countries. Its principal aim is to promote scientific capacity and excellence for sustainable development in the South (see North-South divide). Its headquarters are located on the premises of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy. TWAS was founded in 1983 under the leadership of the Nobel Laureate Abdus Salam of Pakistan by a group of distinguished scientists who were determined to do something about the dismal state of scientific research in developing countries. Although developing countries account for 80% of the world’s population, only 28% of the world's scientists hail from these countries. This fact reflects the lack of innovative potential necessary to solve real-life problems affecting poor nations. A chronic lack of funds for research often forces scientists in developing countries into intellectual isolation, jeopardizing their careers, their institutions and, ultimately, their nations. Scientists in developing countries tend to be poorly paid and gain little respect for their work because the role that scientific research can play in development efforts is underestimated. This in turn leads to brain drain in favour of the North that further impoverishes the South. Research institutions and universities in the South are under-funded, forcing scientists to work in difficult conditions and often with outdated equipment. The founding members of TWAS therefore decided to set up an organization that would help to: Recognize, support and promote excellence in scientific research in the South; Provide promising scientists in the South with research facilities necessary for the advancement of their work; Facilitate contacts between individual scientists and institutions in the South; Encourage South-North cooperation between individuals and centres of scholarship; Promote scientific research on major developing countries problems. Since its inception, TWAS's operational expenses have largely been covered by generous contributions of the Italian government; since 1991 UNESCO has been responsible for the administration of TWAS finance and staff on the basis of an agreement signed by the director general of UNESCO and the president of TWAS.

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  2. When is the deadline of TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020?

    The deadline of TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 is 31 Jul 2020

  3. For which degree is TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 offered for?

    TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 is offered to PhD degree

  4. For which field is TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 offered for?

    TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 is offered for Science, Agricultural Sciences, Medical Science

  5. Who can apply for TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020?

    TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 is open for: Open to nationals of developing countries (other than India)

  6. Who is offering TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020?

    TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 is offered by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

  7. What is the funding covered in TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020?

    TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowships in India, 2020 Covers Partial Funding, A monthly stipend

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