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IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2020/2021

Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)
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Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable at centres of excellence in developing countries, i.e. research institutions with a well-established track record in research and a demonstrated competency in a field relevant to sustainability science. A host centre should be identified by the candidate based on his/her particular area of research. In all cases, the host centre must be located in a developing country. An example of a valid host centre is provided by the TWAS-CAS Centres of Excellence (

Selected scientist will be provided with a monthly allowance on the basis of the cost of living in the host country to cover expenses such as accommodation, food and health insurance. The fellowship award will offer an allowance for bench fee costs up to USD2,565 as a contribution towards laboratory expenses necessary for the awardee's research. The fellowship award will also cover the cost of a round-trip air ticket up to USD1,000.

Research Field: Sustainable Agriculture, Education, Education for Sustainable Development, Climate Change,Energy, Sustainable cities, Responsible growth, Waste management, Population growth, Green chemistry, Biodiversity, Plastic pollution and Micro-plastics, Water and hygiene.

Open to nationals of the following countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Uganda and Yemen.

IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2020/2021