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IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Women

IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Women

Deadline: 19 July 2021
Open to: young female scientists from 21 IsDB Least Developed Member Countries
Benefits: monthly allowance, bench fee costs up to USD2,565, and other benefits


Early-career female researchers from 21 least developed member countries of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) are eligible for an ambitious new postdoctoral programme offered by IsDB and TWAS. IsDB -TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable for a minimum period of three months to a maximum period of six months. 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.
IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Skills Building in Sustainability Science are tenable at centres of excellence in developing countries from this list, i.e. research institutions with a well-established track record in research and a demonstrated competency in a field relevant to sustainability science.
A host centre should be identified by the candidate based on her particular area of research. In the latter case, TWAS and the scientific reviewers associated with the evaluation process for selecting the awards will make a decision on the suitability of the host institute proposed by the candidate. In all cases, the host centre must be located in a developing country. An example of a valid host centre is provided by the TWAS-CAS Centres of Excellence.


Applicants for IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships must be women only and meet the following criteria:



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