IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2020/2021

Deadline : 08 Jun 2020

Association: FORAS Mina7

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Study level: Ph.D.

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IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2020/2021

The IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship is tenable at centres of excellence in developing countries in research institutions. Institutions need to track record in research and a demonstrated competency in a field relevant to sustainability science. Early-career researchers from 21 Least Developed Member Countries of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) are eligible for the programme.

IsDB-TWAS Fellowships are open for Postdoctoral programme offered by IsDB and TWAS. The fellowships will support research related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, providing recipients with high-level training in areas relevant to sustainability science.

Programme Details

  • Host institution: Research institutions in developing countries.
  • Duration: 3 to 6 months.
  • Number of Awards: Not specified.
  • Research Field: Sustainable Agriculture, Education, Education for Sustainable Development , Climate Change, Energy, Sustainable cities, Responsible growth, Waste management, Population growth, Green chemistry, Biodiversity, Plastic pollution and Micro-plastics, Water and hygiene.
  • Eligible countries: Open to nationals of the following countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Uganda and Yemen.

IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Benefits

selected scientist will be provided with a monthly allowance on the basis of the cost of living in the host country to cover expenses such as accommodation, food and health insurance. The fellowship award will offer an allowance for bench fee costs up to USD2,565 as a contribution towards laboratory expenses necessary for the awardee’s research. The fellowship award will also cover the cost of a round-trip air ticket up to USD1,000.

IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Eligibility

Applicants for IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a PhD degree in an area of science relevant to the research area of the Fellowship programme
  • Age up to 45 years
  • Has minimum 5 years of experience in the field of research after the PhD
  • Host Institute must be in a developing country
  • Provide an official acceptance letter from the Host Institute
  • Must be a national of and resident in an IsDB LDMC
  • Must be employed at an institution in his/her home country

Application instructions

Interested applicants who would like to apply for the fellowship, must click on the apply button below and follow instructions to apply. A sample acceptance letter is available here. Applications can only be accepted via the online portal.

The deadline to apply is extended to . For more details the IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship, please visit the official page.

Do not forget to mention Mina7 in your application.

Opportunities: post-doctoral

Eligible Country: This opportunity is destined for all countries


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