Khorana Program for Scholars

Khorana Program for Scholars

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, Indo-U.S. 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 2019 for a period of 10-12 weeks.

The 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

Candidates currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters’ degree in Biotechnology and allied areas at recognized institutions of higher education in India and completing their degrees in/after May 2020 are eligible to apply. Final year/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

Airfare

Program dates: May – July 2019
Submission Deadline: 31 October 2018


Applications should be submitted using our Online Application Portal for visitation programs at http://49.50.81.218/Program_Details.aspx?ProgramFor=1

Hard copies and electronic copies of the application forms will not be accepted.

Contact Information

Dr. Nishritha Bopana
Principal Science Officer
and
Ms.Pushpa Iyer
Program Officer

Principal Science Officer

scholar@indousstf.org