Early Career Fellowships, Biomedical Research: DBT Wellcome Trust Alliance

Wellcome Trust and DBT India alliance
Research awards
Study in:India
Deadline: 2 January 2018

Early Career Fellowships are available across the full spectrum of biomedical research – from fundamental molecular and cellular studies through to clinical and public health research. The fellowships are available through DBT welcome trust alliance.

This competition invites applications for the three schemes:

  • Early Career Fellowships
  • Intermediate Fellowships
  • Senior Fellowships


Applicant need not have to be an Indian national, of Indian origin or be resident in India at the time of application.
  • Applicant need not be resident in India while applying but should be willing to establish an independent research career in India.
  • Applicant holding medical degree and/or a MPH degree to also have a PhD in order to apply to our Fellowships.
  • Flexible eligibility criteria are followed to determine the eligibility of researchers.
  • Applications are invited from applicants in the final year of MD/MS/MPH or have up to 15 years of post MD/MS/MPH or equivalent clinical /public health research experience.
  • Applicants are recommended to choose the most appropriate scheme suitable for them based on their qualification, research experience, career trajectory and track record.
  • Applicants must have shown substantial promise in their scientific career to date, which includes (not limited to) a strong academic record, attendance of conferences and workshops, and the vision to develop as an independent researcher.

Duration: The fellowship is for 5 years, full time


  • Personal Support for the fellow
  • Research expenses (materials and consumables; animals; support to attend scientific meetings; and small items of equipment, e.g. laptop)
  • Travel and overseas subsistence for work outside the Host Institution; these are scientifically justified visits of up to 24 months to an external laboratory either in India or abroad
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization Wellcome Trust and DBT India alliance
Fellowship Level Research awards
Country India
Subject areas Biomedical
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all
Deadline 2 January 2018

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