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Postdoctoral Fellowships
Scientists from developing countries who have recently earned their PhD can gain invaluable experience working with prominent scientists in a developing country through TWAS fellowships. Postdoctoral fellowships, lasting from six months to three years, are hosted in Brazil, India, Iran, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan and Thailand. New fellowships are now available with South Africa's National Research Foundation (NRF).
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Deadline
Due to open mid year (2016)
Partner Organizations
Brazilian Council for Scientific and Technological Development
Countries
Brazil
Minimum degree held
PhD
Duration
Minimum of 6 and maximum of 12 months
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
Sandwich option
no
no
Deadline
31 August 2016
Partner Organizations
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India
Countries
India
Minimum degree held
PhD
Duration
Up to 12 months
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
45
Sandwich option
no
no
Deadline
31 August 2016
Partner Organizations
Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India
Countries
India
Minimum degree held
PhD
Duration
Minimum of 12 and maximum of 18 months
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
  • 09-Physics
Age limit
45
Sandwich option
no
no
Deadline
31 August 2016
Partner Organizations
S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
Countries
India
Minimum degree held
PhD
Duration
Minimum of 6 and maximum of 12 months
Field
  • 05-Chemical Sciences
  • 06-Engineering Sciences
  • 07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
  • 08-Mathematical Sciences
  • 09-Physics
Age limit
45
Sandwich option
no
no
Deadline
31 August 2016
Partner Organizations
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Countries
India
Minimum degree held
PhD
Duration
Minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months
Field
  • 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • 05-Chemical Sciences
  • 06-Engineering Sciences
  • 08-Mathematical Sciences
  • 09-Physics
Age limit
40
Sandwich option
no
no
Deadline
31 August 2016
Partner Organizations
International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology
Countries
Kenya
Minimum degree held
PhD 5 - years
Duration
Up to 12 months
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
Sandwich option
no
no
Deadline
15 September 2016
Partner Organizations
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Countries
Malaysia
Minimum degree held
PhD 5 - years
Duration
Minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months
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
Sandwich option
no
no
Deadline
15 September 2016
Partner Organizations
Mexican National Council for Science and Technology
Countries
Mexico
Minimum degree held
PhD 5 - years
Duration
Minimum of 6 and maximum of 12 months
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
Sandwich option
no
no
Deadline
31 August 2016
Partner Organizations
Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, Pakistan
Countries
Pakistan
Minimum degree held
PhD
Duration
Minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months
Field
  • 01-Agricultural Sciences
  • 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Age limit
45
Sandwich option
no
no
Deadline
31 August 2016
Partner Organizations
International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, Pakistan
Countries
Pakistan
Minimum degree held
PhD
Duration
Minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months
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
45
Sandwich option
no

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