Cwit enables indians in the early to mid stages of their careers to spend time in the uk, helping them to achieve artistic, academic and professional ambitions and to broaden their international contacts.
About the fellowship programme
The purpose of the fellowship programme is to train scientists in frontier areas of research in biotechnology at such institutions in india which are engaged in major biotechnological research activities.
the applicants should hold a ph.d. Degree in science, engineering or m.d. Or m.s. Degree in any area of medicine with research interests in biotechnology and life sciences and a good academic record.
Those who have already submitted the ph.d./m.d./m.s., thesis are also eligible to apply.
The applicants should preferably be below the age of 40 years, and 45 years in case of women candidates. Persons already employed are also eligible to apply. However, their applications should be routed through their employers.
Period of fellowship
the fellowship is awarded for a period of two years. However, in exceptional cases, based on the progress of research, and overall importance of the project of the fellows, the fellowship may be extended upto 5 years. The evaluation and recommendation for the extension of the fellowship will be made by the host institution as per their internal guidelines.