Khorana Program for Scholars

University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW), the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India and Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) 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 2014 for a period of 10 weeks. A list of UW partner universities is available at https://www.biochem.wisc.edu/faculty/ansari/khorana_program/

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

B.Tech, M.Tech and M.Sc. students currently enrolled in recognized institutions of higher education in India in the areas of Biotechnology (including agricultural, health and biomedical sciences) are eligible to apply. Students pursuing PhD are Not eligible to apply

Scholarship includes: Stipend, Accommodation, Airfare

Program dates: May July 2014

For immediate answers to your questions you may contact:
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
E-mail: scholar@indousstf.org
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Applications should be submitted electronically to scholar@indousstf.org and scholariusstf@gmail.com
Application deadline: 30 November 2013