The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), Brasilia, Brazil, and TWAS offer TWAS-CNPq Postgraduate Fellowship for Developing Countries in natural sciences.
Study Subject(s):Natural sciences
Scholarship Provider: TWAS-CNPq
Scholarship can be taken at: Brazil
Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria:
-Be a maximum age of 35 years on 31 December of the application year.
-Be permanent residents in a developing country (other than Brazil).
-Hold a Master’s degree in a field of the natural sciences.
-Provide evidence that s/he will return to her/his home country on completion of the fellowship.
-Not take up other assignments during the period of her/his fellowship.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Developing countries (other than Brazil)
Scholarship Description: The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), Brasilia, Brazil, and TWAS offer up to fifty fellowships per year to young scientists from developing countries (other than Brazil) who wish to pursue research leading towards a PhD in natural sciences.
How to Apply: By post
Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 June 2012