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Khorana Program for scholars foreign scholarship

Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward
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Khorana Program for Scholars
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 for Scholars named in honor of Dr. Har Gobind Khorana, who won the Nobel Prize in 1968 for his work at the interface of Chemistry and Biology while a member of the UW faculty. The Khorana Program will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in Summer 2016 for a period of 10 weeks.

The Khorana Program is envisaged to

  • 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


To be eligible for Khorana Program for scholars the candidate must be-

1.Currently enrolled in B.Tech, M.Tech and M.Sc. in recognized institutions of higher education in India in Biotechnology and allied areas. Students pursuing PhD are not eligible to apply.

2.The applicant should have:
-Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 8.0 or higher
-Percentage equivalent: 75% and higher. 


Deadline Details

Last date for submitting application for Khorana Program for Scholars is 30th November 2017

Scholarship Amount Details

Scholarship includes: Stipend, Airfare, Health Insurance


Candidates aspiring for Khorana Program for scholars can make their application online using the application portal or can download the application form fill it and send it to 


Dr. Nishritha Bopana
Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)
12 Hailey Road, Fulbright House, New Delhi- 110 001
Phone: 91-11- 42691713, 42691700, 42691708
Fax: 91-11-23321552

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