Khorana Program for Scholars

Department of Biotechnology
Indo-US Science and Technology Forum


The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, Indo‑U.S. 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 2020 for a period of 10 – 12 weeks.

The program is envisaged to provide:

  • 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

To Apply

Applications should be submitted using our Online Application Portal for visitation programs athttp://

Hard copies and electronic copies of the application forms will not be accepted.

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