Programmes & Schemes

DBT-Wellcome Trust Alliance

The Department of Biotechnology has partnered with Wellcome Trust (WT), which is a London-based “global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in health by supporting the brightest minds”. Four categories of fellowships are awarded every year, namely (i) 40 Early-career fellowships (with one year post-doctoral experience), (ii) 20 Intermediate fellowships (with 3-6 years of post-doctoral experience), (iii) 10 Senior Fellowships, and (iv) Margdarshi fellowships.

Programme Type: International

Ministry / Department: Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt of India

Eligibility: The fellowships are open to all Indians working outside of India and within India. The fellowships are also open to non-Indians willing to work in India.

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