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Announcements: Scholarships and awards

Listing of available scholarships

Summer fellowships in biotechnology

The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) is offering 10-12 weeks fellowships to Indian students to undertake research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and partner universities in areas of biotechnology, including agricultural biotechnology. The scholarship includes airfare, a stipend and health insurance.

Eligibility: Pre final-year bachelor’s and master’s students (PhD students not eligible) enrolled at recognized higher education institutions in India
Application deadline: 31 October 2019
Fellowship dates: May-July 2020
Online application:  http://49.50.81.218/Program_Details.aspx?ProgramFor=1 
For more information: http://iusstf.org/program/khorana-program-for-scholars (Scroll down for a link to the FAQ)

Postdoctoral researcher

The Northern R&D division of Galilee Research Institute LTD (MIGAL) is recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to be part of a project on developing TR4-resistant banana cultivars using gene editing.

Qualifications: The applicant must hold a PhD in biological sciences and have a strong background in molecular biology. Experience in tissue culture and gene editing would be beneficial.
Duty station: Kiryat Shmona, Israel
Duration: 1 year contract, renewable for at least 1 year
Application deadline: 1 November 2019
Start date: January 2020
To apply: Send a CV and a letter of motivation to Navot Galpaz (navot.galpaz@mail.huji.ac.il)

VLIR-UOS Training and Master Scholarships

VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from 54 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin-America, to follow a training course or Master’s degree program at a university or university college in Belgium. The Master’s programs, lasting one or two academic years, focus on specific problems of developing countries and/or are relevant to developing countries in a more general sense.
Application deadline: There is no fixed deadline to apply for a VLIR-UOS scholarship.