TWAS-USM Fellowships Malaysia for Developing Countries 2015
TWAS-Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) is inviting applications for fellowships for visiting researchers. Fellowships are open for scientists from developing countries (other than Malaysia) who wish to pursue advanced research in natural sciences. Fellowships are tenable for a minimum period of one month to a maximum of three months at a school/department of the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). USM will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation and food. The application deadline is 15 September 2015.
Scholarships are provided in natural sciences at Universiti Sains Malaysia.
Scholarships are available for pursuing advanced research at Universiti Sains Malaysia.
TWAS-Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) is providing this scholarship program.
Eligibility: Applicants for these Fellowships must meet the following criteria:
-Be a maximum age of 55 years on 31 December of the application year.
-Be nationals of a developing country (other than Malaysia).
-Must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Malaysia or any developed country.
-Hold a PhD degree in a field of the natural sciences and a regular research assignment with at least five years of postdoctoral research experience.
-Provide evidence of proficiency in English.
-Be financially responsible for any accompanying family member.
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For scientists from developing countries (other than Malaysia) who wish to pursue advanced research in natural sciences.
TWAS-USM Visiting Researchers Fellowships in natural sciences are tenable for a minimum period of one month to a maximum of three months at a school/department of the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).
USM will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation and food. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency.
Applicants to the TWAS-USM Visiting Scholar Fellowship Programme should send their application to TWAS and USM (by email).
The application deadline is 15 September 2015.
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