Khorana Program for Scholars

Department of Biotechnology
Indo-US Science and Technology Forum


The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward are partnering to support the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars named in honor of Dr. Har Gobind Khorana, who won the Nobel Prize in 1968 for his work at the interface of Chemistry and Biology while a member of the UW faculty. The Khorana Program will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in Summer 2018 for a period of 10 weeks. A list of UW partner universities is available http://​www​.win​step​for​ward​.org

The Khorana Program is envisaged to

  • Provide encouragement to young scholars to undertake R&D
  • Enable students to carry out research at a premier University in the United States
  • Transform research into societal benefits Build a seamless scientific community between India and the United States


B.Tech, M.Tech and B.Sc./M.Sc. students currently enrolled in recognized institutions of higher education in India in Biotechnology and allied areas are eligible to apply.

Students pursuing Ph.D/Final year students are not eligible to apply.

To Apply

Applications should be submitted using our Online Application Portal for Visitation Programs. Hard copies and electronic copies of the application forms will not be accepted.

For immediate answers to your questions you may contact:

Dr. Nishritha Bopana Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) 12 Hailey Road, Fulbright House, New Delhi- 110 001 Phone: 91−11− 42691713, 42691700, 42691708 Fax: 91−11−23321552 E‑mail: scholar@​indousstf.​org

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Application deadline:31 January 2018

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