Welcome to Islamic Development Bank Scholarship Programme
The Call for IsDB-TWAS Research Grants and Postdoctoral fellowships is now opened !.
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) launched the following two ambitious initiatives as a commitment to advance scientific research in the IsDB member countries, and especially IsDB Least Developed Member Countries (LDMCs). The focus will be on areas of the sustainability sciences needed to support the achievement of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The focus will be on areas of the sustainability sciences needed to support the achievement of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): .
1)IsDB-TWAS Grants for Research Collaboration in Sustainability Sciences will support pairs of research groups that are collaborating on solving a common problem. The two groups must come from different IsDB member countries, and at least one of them must be an LDMC. The grants, a maximum of USD100,000 each, will enable the collaborating groups to purchase equipment, improve their research facilities and support travel between their institutions for training. One joint project will be approved each year. The deadline to apply is 12 September 2019. Interested candidates may apply for the grant though: https://twas.org/opportunity/isdb-twas-research-grant
2)IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships will be awarded to postdoctoral researchers from the 21 IsDB LDMCs. The programme provides three- to six-month postdoctoral fellowships at international centres of excellence in the developing world. Twenty-five fellowships will be awarded each year to researchers up to age 45. The application deadline is 12 September 2019. Interested candidates my apply for this fellowship through: https://twas.org/opportunity/isdb-twas-postdoctoral-fellowship-programme
Please note that the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) does not charge any fees at any stage of the scholarship process . Please be aware of that you never disclose or send money to any entity or person in relation to your application .