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Opportunities

PhD Fellowships
For developing countries, and especially the Least Developed Countries, PhD scientists help build a foundation for scientific strength and human prosperity. TWAS offers more than 300 PhD fellowships a year at some of the most respected institutions in the developing world. These fellowships are hosted in Brazil, China, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico and Pakistan. New fellowships in new countries are expected in the months ahead.
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Deadline
28 July 2014
Partner Organizations
Brazilian Council for Scientific and Technological Development
Countries
Brazil
Minimum degree held
MSc
Duration
Up to 4 years
Field
  • 01-Agricultural Sciences
  • 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • 03-Biological Systems and Organisms
  • 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
  • 05-Chemical Sciences
  • 06-Engineering Sciences
  • 07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
  • 08-Mathematical Sciences
  • 09-Physics
Age limit
35
Sandwich option
yes
no
Deadline
31 March 2015
Partner Organizations
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Countries
China
Minimum degree held
MSc
Duration
Up to 4 years
Field
  • 01-Agricultural Sciences
  • 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • 03-Biological Systems and Organisms
  • 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
  • 05-Chemical Sciences
  • 06-Engineering Sciences
  • 07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
  • 08-Mathematical Sciences
  • 09-Physics
Age limit
35
Sandwich option
no
no
Deadline
31 August 2014
Partner Organizations
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India
Countries
India
Minimum degree held
MSc
Duration
Up to 4 years
Field
  • 01-Agricultural Sciences
  • 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • 03-Biological Systems and Organisms
  • 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
  • 05-Chemical Sciences
  • 06-Engineering Sciences
  • 07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
  • 08-Mathematical Sciences
  • 09-Physics
Age limit
35
Sandwich option
yes
no
Deadline
31 August 2014
Partner Organizations
Department of Biotechnology, India
Countries
India
Minimum degree held
MSc
Duration
up to 5 years
Field
  • 01-Agricultural Sciences
  • 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • 03-Biological Systems and Organisms
  • 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
  • 05-Chemical Sciences
Age limit
35
Sandwich option
yes
no
Deadline
31 August 2014
Partner Organizations
S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
Countries
India
Minimum degree held
MSc
Duration
4 years (plus possibility of one year extension)
Field
  • 06-Engineering Sciences
  • 07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
  • 08-Mathematical Sciences
  • 09-Physics
Age limit
35
Sandwich option
yes
no
Deadline
31 August 2014
Partner Organizations
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Countries
India
Minimum degree held
MSc
Duration
Up to 4 years
Field
  • 05-Chemical Sciences
  • 09-Physics
Age limit
30
Sandwich option
no
no
Deadline
15 September 2014
Partner Organizations
International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology
Countries
Kenya
Minimum degree held
MSc
Duration
Up to 3 years
Field
  • 01-Agricultural Sciences
  • 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • 03-Biological Systems and Organisms
  • 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
  • 05-Chemical Sciences
Age limit
40
Sandwich option
yes
no
Deadline
15 September 2014
Partner Organizations
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Countries
Malaysia
Minimum degree held
MSc
Duration
Up to 3 years
Field
  • 01-Agricultural Sciences
  • 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • 03-Biological Systems and Organisms
  • 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
  • 05-Chemical Sciences
  • 06-Engineering Sciences
  • 07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
  • 08-Mathematical Sciences
  • 09-Physics
Age limit
35
Sandwich option
no
no
Deadline
31 August 2014
Partner Organizations
Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, Pakistan
Countries
Pakistan
Minimum degree held
MSc
Duration
Up to 4 years
Field
  • 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Age limit
35
Sandwich option
yes
no
Deadline
31 August 2014
Partner Organizations
International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, Pakistan
Countries
Pakistan
Minimum degree held
MSc
Duration
Up to 4 years
Field
  • 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • 03-Biological Systems and Organisms
  • 05-Chemical Sciences
Age limit
35
Sandwich option
yes

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