TWAS is a global science academy based in Trieste, Italy, working to advance science and engineering for sustainable prosperity in the developing world.
With the world’s largest South-South PhD and post-doctoral research fellowship programme, TWAS helps early-career researchers to gain education and experience at top global science institutions. TWAS currently has over 460 PhD fellowships with 13 partners in eight countries, and over 150 postdoctoral fellowships with 16 partners in nine countries. New PhD and postdoctoral fellowships are now available in collaboration with NRF, South Africa.
- The 2016 call for applications for the CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship is now open.
- Applicants should be aware that they can apply for only one fellowship per year from among the programmes offered by TWAS.
Click the links below to get an overview of all fellowship opportunities, both for postgraduates wishing to earn a PhD (PhD fellowships), and for those candidates interested in postdoctoral fellowships.
For developing countries, and especially the Least Developed Countries, PhD scientists help build a foundation for scientific strength and human prosperity. TWAS offers more than 460 PhD fellowships a year at some of the most respected institutions in the developing world. These fellowships are hosted in Brazil, China, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico and Pakistan. New fellowships are now available with NRF, South Africa
Scientists from developing countries who have recently earned their PhD can gain invaluable experience working with prominent scientists in a developing country through TWAS fellowships. Postdoctoral fellowships, lasting from six months to three years, are hosted in Brazil, India, Iran, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan and Thailand. New fellowships are now available with NRF, South Africa.