Khorana Program for Scholars: DBT and IUSSTF

Research Awards
Study in:India, USA
Deadline: 31 January 2018

Khorana Program for Scholars is offered by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India and Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep This Program provides opportunities to Indian students to pursue research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in Summer 2018.

Duration of program: 10 weeks.

The Khorana Program is dedicated to:

  • Provide encouragement to young scholars to undertake Research & Development.
  • Enable students to carry out research at a premier University in the US
  • Transform research into societal benefits
  • Build a seamless scientific community between India and US
Eligibility and Requirements:
  • Applicant must hold B.Tech/M.Tech and B.Sc./M.Sc. currently registered in recognized institutions of higher education in India in Biotechnology and allied areas.
  • Pre-final year applicants registered in B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Sc, M.Sc., MBBS in Biotechnology and allied areas (including agricultural, food, health and biomedical sciences) are may apply for the program.
  • Final Year students and already pursuing Doctorate students are NOT eligible.
  • Applicant must have scored CGPA- 8.0 or higher OR 80% and higher.
  • Applicants s (preferably pre-final year) who shall be completing their degree program on or after May 2019 are eligible to apply.


  • Apply online application and upload scanned copies of following documents:
  • Latest mark-sheet/transcript
  • NOC
  • Two Recommendation Letters.
  • Recommendation letters can be sent along with the application form or if referees wish to give a sealed one, they may send it directly to with Applicant’s full name in the subject line.
  • Printed copies of the application form and supporting documents are not required.

Scholarship value: Stipend, Airfare, Health Insurance

Program Schedule: May – July 2018


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


—————Quick Overview————-
Organization Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India and Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)
Fellowship Level Research awards
Country India, USA
Subject areas Biotechnology and allied Sciences
Fellowship amount According to the norms
Eligibility Open for Indian nationals
Deadline 31 January 2018

Apply Now

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: