Khorana Program for Scholars - for Students pursuing Biotechnology and allied areas - Competitions and Contests for Indian Students

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Khorana Program for Scholars - for Students pursuing Biotechnology and allied areas

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. A list of UW partner universities is available

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
Eligibility: 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.

Scholarship includes: Stipend, Airfare, Health Insurance

Program dates: May – July 2017

Applications should be submitted using Online Application Portal for Visitation Programs. Hard copies and electronic copies of the application forms will not be accepted.

Application deadline: 30 November 2016

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