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Deadline: October 1, 2016

TWAS offers fellowships to young scientists in developing countries to enable them to spend three to 12 months at a research institution in a developing country other than their own. The purpose of these fellowships is to enhance the research capacity of promising scientists, especially those at the beginning of their research career, helping them to foster links for further collaboration.

Note that the Fellowships are provided for South-South visits only, i.e. for visits by researchers from developing countries to institutions in other developing countries.

Applications that are unsigned, incomplete, illegible or filled out in a language other than English cannot be accepted.

Eligibility
• You must be a young scientists holding at least an MSc or equivalent degree and working in any area of natural sciences
• You must be a citizens of a developing country and employed by a research institution in a developing country.
• There is no age limit. However, preference is given to young scientists at the beginning of their research career and those working in Least Developed Countries.

Benefits
• International low-cost airfare plus a contribution towards subsistence amounting to a maximum of USD 300 per month. No other costs will be provided by TWAS.
• The host institution is expected to provide accommodation and food as well as research facilities.

How to apply

For more information and details on how to apply, visit this page

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