the world academy of sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries


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, Malaysia, Pakistan and Thailand.

The results of the call for the 2018 CNPq-TWAS PDoc Fellowship are available HERE.


From 2018 all applications can only be submitted via the online portal once the call is open.

Please use the "Apply now" button at the bottom of each programme page to start your application once the call is open.

Both the opening and closing dates will be mentioned on each individual programme page.


Applicants are encouraged to apply for the preliminary acceptance letter as early as possible, even before the opening date of the call. Keeping in mind that only Acceptance letters dated the same year as the year of application are eligible.


Applicants should be aware that they can apply for only one fellowship per year from among the programmes offered by TWAS. 

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