TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Young Scientists from Developing Countries

TWAS-BIOTEC is welcoming applications for its Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Young Scientists from Developing Countries.


The Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Young Scientists from Developing Countries is a fellowship program by TWAS-BIOTEC that offers financial aid to young scientists from developing countries who want to pursue advanced research in biotechnology at the institution.

Deadline: 30th July 2021

Number of Awards: Not specified

Degree type: Postdoctoral

Host institution: TWAS-BIOTEC

Country of Study: Thailand

Duration of Programme: Minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months

Target demographic: Citizens of developing countries all over the world

Field of study

01-Agricultural Sciences

02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology

03-Biological Systems and Organisms

04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences

05-Chemical Sciences


To be eligible to apply for this fellowship program, applicants must;

° must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Thailand or any developed country

° be nationals of a developing country (other than Thailand)

° must not be more than 40 years old by the date of the submission of their application

° hold a PhD degree in any of the following fields: molecular biology, molecular genetics, microbiology, biochemistry, protein crystallography, organic chemistry, biotechnology, bioinformatics, or related disciplines.

apply for the fellowship within THREE years of having obtained a PhD degree in a fields of the natural sciences specified above

° provide an official Acceptance Letter from BIOTEC

° be regularly employed at a research and/or teaching institution in their home country where they must hold a research assignment

NB. For instance, if an applicant turns 40 on 15 June, s/he should make sure not to submit the application later than 15 June

Contact Information

Applicants are advised to direct their request to the BIOTEC Research Support Division via email at

Value of Award: BIOTEC will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation and food.

How to Apply

To apply, applicants are advised to visit the Fellowship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply. All the best.


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