About the Fellowship
The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance has awarded Dr. NISHA N KANNAN with a Wellcome-DBT Early Career Fellowship. The fellowship includes research funding and personnel support. Dr. Kannan is the fourth person from IISER TVM to be awarded this award. To be considered for the fellowship, you should apply by sending your CV to wellcomedbt.ie by the deadline.
The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance is a public charity, jointly funded by the Government of India’s Department of Biotechnology and the UK’s Wellcome Trust. Its aim is to foster biomedical research in India, foster scientific talent, and stimulate innovative ideas. For this reason, it is important to ensure that you meet all the eligibility requirements. After determining your eligibility, you should start writing a proposal.
The objective of the Fellowship
The Wellcome-DBT Early Career Fellowship is tenable for six months to three years. The average grant award is less than PS 100,000. It encourages UK institutions to host distinguished overseas researchers, who bring a wide range of skills and expertise to their home institutions. This fellowship supports effective translation of research into patient care and societal benefits. The fellowship is an excellent opportunity for young researchers to start their own independent research groups. The fellowship provides funding for up to two posts, plus associated running expenses and relocation costs.
What are the Documents Required?
- Recent CV
- Research proposal
- Suggestion letter
- Supporting document along with a self-explanatory letter
- Above are the documents required for Wellcome-DBT Early Career Fellowship 2023.
Benefits of the Fellowship
The Wellcome DBT Early Career Fellowship program provides a monthly stipend of EUR 2300 (USD 3,000). It also covers single round-trip airfare, medical insurance, and visa fees. Applicants must submit an application letter from the host institution on official letterhead and meet the eligibility requirements. There are other funding opportunities for early-career researchers in the UK. You should check the eligibility requirements for each one and apply if you fit the criteria.
Fellows in the UK’s science and engineering institutions can apply for the Una Europa fellowship scheme. This fellowship scheme encourages mobility between universities and industry. It fosters knowledge exchange and establishes personal links between sectors. It supports research that advances society, enabling researchers to become successful entrepreneurs. The fellowships can be part-time or full-time, and are worth up to PS60,000 each. The industrial partners must contribute at least PS250,000 to the project
Registration Process for Fellowship 2023
- First of all log in the authorized official website of the Department
- Then go the home page of the portal you have to search the fellowship
You have to select the IASys
- Choose the register option and the Application form will open on the screen
- Enter your email account and hit the next option
- Provide details as required by following the screen
- Then Upload all the essential documents and registration form
- Finally take print out for next process