TWAS Fellowships for Postdoctoral Research in Advance Training
The fellowships are for postdoctoral reserach and advanced training.
They are offered to young scientists upto the age of 40 years who have recently earned ( or are about to earn ) a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.
Eligible applicants for the fellowships are young scientists in any natural sciences who are citizens for a developing country and are employed by a research institution in a developing country.
Preference will be given to young scientists based at institution that lack adequate research facilities, particulary those in the Least Developed Countries.
The fellowships are offered for a minimum period of six months and a maximum of twelve months.
The fellowships cover international air fare (APEX or equivalent rate) and a contribution towards subsistence costs amounting to a maximum of US$200.00 per month.
The host institution will be expected to provide accomodation and food as well as research facilities.
Applications are accepted from young scientists in developing countries upto the age of 40 years, who hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and are employed by the TWAS institution in a developing country.
Application should be typewritten in English.
Part-I of the application from should be completed by the applicant and the head of the applicant's institution, the sent* ot the TWAS secretariat.
The completed application form;
The applicant's curriculum vitae
Full list of publications
The quotation of a travel agent or airline for the least expensive air fare to destination
In addition, letters of recommendation must be submitted separately to TWAS by two referees who are familiar with the applicant's work.
If the applicant is a Ph.D. student, one of the two referees must be the applican'ts Ph.D. supervisors.
Deadline: 1st October of each year
For more information and application, visit: TWAS Fellowships for Postdoctoral Research in Advance Training Website