Research opportunities for Indian Biotech students in US Universities – 2017

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward are partnering to support the prestigious Khorana Program that will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and other US universities in Summer 2017 for a period of 10-12 weeks.


  • 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

Scholarship includes:

  • Stipend
  • Airfare
  • Health Insurance

Eligibility Details

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 2018 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.

Only those candidates who shall be completing their degree program on or after May 2018 are eligible to apply.

Program dates: May – July 2017

Application Submission Last Date: 30 November 2016

For more and up-to-date information on the programme dates, application procedure, downloading application and where to send the filled application – log on to their official website – HERE

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