Khorana Program for Scholars
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, Indo-U.S. 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 2020 for a period of 10-12 weeks.
The 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
Pre-final year students enrolled in B.Tech., M. Tech., MSc., B.E., M.E., M.S., Integrated B.S-M.S., B.Sc, B.V.Sc., M.V.Sc., B. Pharm., M. Pharm., MBBS., and Master in Medical Science and Technology (MMST) at recognized institutions of higher education in India in Biotechnology and allied areas (including agricultural, food, health, biomedical sciences and interdisciplinary areas like Computational Sciences, Big Data, Machine Learning etc.) completing their degrees on or after May 2021 are eligible to apply.
First Year, Final year and PhD students are NOT eligible to apply.
Applications in subject – fields other than those specified in the advertisement will not be considered.
Program dates: May – July 2020
Submission Deadline: 31 October 2019
Applications should be submitted using our Online Application Portal for visitation programs at http://126.96.36.199/Program_Details.aspx?ProgramFor=1.
Hard copies and electronic copies of the application forms will not be accepted.