TWAS-IsDB Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2023-2024 | Fully Funded

IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral fellowship 2023-2024

IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Skills Building in Sustainability Science are tenable at centres of excellence in developing countries from around the world. Research institutes with a proven research track record and demonstrated competence in a subject that is relevant to sustainability science.

A host institute is to be selected by the candidate in accordance with the area of her research. In this scenario, TWAS and the scientific reviewers in charge of choosing awardees make an informed decision regarding the potential of the institute that is that is suggested by the applicant. In all instances the host institution must be situated in a developing nation. An example of a valid host centre is provided by the TWAS-CAS Centres of Excellence (

IsDB Postdoctoral Fellowships from TWAS are available for the minimum period of three months, up to the maximum of six months.

Through the Fellowship The selected researcher will receive an annual allowance that is that is based on the costs of living in the host country . This will cover costs like food, accommodation as well as health insurance.

The fellowship provides the possibility of a bench fee allowance that expenses up to USD2,600 to help with laboratory expenses that are essential to the recipient’s research.

The fellowship will pay for the cost of a round-trip airfare ticket for up to USD1,000. Other travel costs (e.g. transfer to the airport and local transportation) is the awardee’s charge.

Information regarding life conditions (e.g. transportation, accommodation and other aspects that relate to the stay of the candidate in the country of residence) is required to be requested directly from the institution hosting the candidate. The host institution cannot provide this information. TWAS nor IsDB are able to provide these details.

Research Areas at TWAS-IsDB postdoctoral Fellowship 2023-2024

The TWAS-IsDB postdoctoral fellowship provides financial support for the following subject field. You can apply if you have interest in any of these programs.

  • Water and hygiene
  • Microplastics and plastic pollution
  • Biodiversity
  • Green Chemistry
  • Waste management
  • Population Growth
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Responsible growth
  • Energy
  • Climate Change
  • Education for Sustainable development
  • Education
  • Sustainable development

Details of the TWAS-IsDB Postdoctoral Fellowship 2023-2024

Country: Italy
Organization: The world academy of Sciences
Degree Level: Post-doctorate
Course Duration: 3 months to 6 months
Age Limit: Candidate must not be older than 45 years of age

Eligibility Criteria for TWAS-IsDB Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2023-2024

Candidates for IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral fellowships have to meet these requirements:

  • You must hold the PhD degree in a field of research relevant to the research field of the Fellowship program.
  • You must be between 45 and 45 years old as of the date application
  • Should have at least 5 years’ work experience in the field research following the completion of the PhD
  • Host Institutes should be located situated in an developing country that is on the list of countries.
  • Send an official acceptance letter of the Host Institute
  • You must be a citizen of and a resident of the ISDB LDMC in the list that is provided
  • Work in an institution in her country of birth.
  • Do not accept any other duties during the time of their fellowship
  • Prepare a research program that is approved by their supervisor in the host
  • Financially responsible for all relatives members who are traveling with you.
  • Be self-sufficient in the matter of the application for visas or health insurance as well as housing in the host country.

Eligible Countries

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Algeria
  3. Angola
  4. Antigua and Barbuda
  5. Argentina
  6. Aruba
  7. Azerbaijan
  8. Bahamas
  9. Bahrain
  10. Bangladesh
  11. Barbados
  12. Belize
  13. Benin
  14. Bhutan
  15. Bolivia
  16. Botswana
  17. Brazil
  18. Brunei
  19. Burkina Faso
  20. Burundi
  21. Cambodia
  22. Cameroon
  23. Cape Verde
  24. Central African Rep.
  25. Chad
  26. Chile
  27. China
  28. Taiwan, China
  29. Colombia
  30. Comoros
  31. Congo, Dem. Rep.
  32. Congo, Rep.
  33. Costa Rica
  34. Côte d’Ivoire
  35. Cuba
  36. Lesotho
  37. Liberia
  38. Libya
  39. Madagascar
  40. Malawi
  41. Malaysia
  42. Maldives
  43. Mali
  44. Mauritania
  45. Mauritius
  46. Mexico
  47. Micronesia, Federated States of
  48. Mongolia
  49. Morocco
  50. Mozambique
  51. Myanmar
  52. Namibia
  53. Nepal
  54. Nicaragua
  55. Niger
  56. Nigeria
  57. Oman
  58. Pakistan
  59. Palau
  60. Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip)
  61. Panama
  62. Papua New Guinea
  63. Paraguay
  64. Peru
  65. Philippines
  66. Qatar
  67. Rwanda
  68. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  69. Samoa
  70. Djibouti
  71. Dominica
  72. Dominican Rep.
  73. Ecuador
  74. Egypt
  75. El Salvador
  76. Eritrea
  77. Eswatini, Kingdom of
  78. Ethiopia
  79. Fiji
  80. Gabon
  81. Gambia
  82. Ghana
  83. Grenada
  84. Guadeloupe
  85. Guatemala
  86. Guinea
  87. Guinea Equatorial
  88. Guinea-Bissau
  89. Guyana
  90. Haiti
  91. Honduras
  92. India
  93. Indonesia
  94. Iran, Isl. Rep.
  95. Iraq
  96. Jamaica
  97. Jordan
  98. Kazakhstan
  99. Kenya
  100. Kiribati
  101. Kuwait
  102. Kyrgyzstan
  103. Lao PDR
  104. Lebanon
  105. São Tomé and Príncipe
  106. Saudi Arabia
  107. Senegal
  108. Seychelles
  109. Sierra Leone
  110. Solomon Islands
  111. Somalia
  112. South Africa
  113. South Sudan
  114. Sri Lanka
  115. Sudan
  116. Suriname
  117. Syrian Arab Republic
  118. Tajikistan
  119. Tanzania
  120. Thailand
  121. Timor-Leste
  122. Togo
  123. Tonga
  124. Trinidad and Tobago
  125. Tunisia
  126. Republic of Türkiye
  127. Turkmenistan
  128. Tuvalu
  129. Uganda
  130. United Arab Emirates
  131. Uruguay
  132. Uzbekistan
  133. Vanuatu
  134. Venezuela
  135. Vietnam
  136. Yemen
  137. Zambia
  138. Zimbabwe

Application Procedure to apply for TWAS-IsDB Fellowship 2023-2024

  • the application must be made via online using the link at the right side of the page. Applications submitted using any other method are not considered.
  • Applications will not be accepted after the date of the deadline. It is therefore recommended to submit your online application in the earliest time possible
  • Complete applications are not considered.
  • Note that a researcher can only submit one application at a given time and for only one type of fellowship or grant (i.e. either an IsDB TWAS Fellowship or a TWAS Research Grant or the OWSD Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) Fellowship).
  • If you have any questions, please send an email to

Required Documents for the TWAS-IsDB postdoctoral Fellowship

  • passport photocopy
  • Medical certificate is required
  • Recommendation letters from two refrees and their emails and contact information
  • Photocopies of your academic transcripts and certificates
  • English proficiency certificate from your host organization or you can also provide IELTS or TOFEL if Available but not compulsory at the time of online application
  • proof of Academic or professional experience
  • If you have any awards and recognition please provide a proof
  • Publications

Application deadline for TWAS-IsDB Postdoctoral Fellowship 2023-2024

The deadline for the applications closes on 6 March 2023.. We strongly suggest to not postpone the deadline, but submit your application as soon as you can in order for us to review your application as fast as you can.

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Dr. Bano

Dr.Bano is our guest Author . She Has won Different scholarships nationally and Internationally. Her mission is to guide new students about foreign Scholarships, Fellowships and Grants. We are very pleased to have her as our guest Author.

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