Update your status of this scholarship

IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17

icon Post Doc

icon Agricultural Biotechnology and Medical Biotechnology

Flag icon Open to researchers from India

icon  Department of Biotechnology, India

icon 31 Oct 2016

icon Full Funding, Monthly Associateship of Rs. 1,50,000/-

    Any International host institution in Australia

Get the best abroad education loan at free of cost

WeMakeScholars initiative is supported by the Govt. of India; associated with 10+ public/private banks & NBFCs.

Due to high number of loan requests from your region, we are not accepting any new applications at the moment. We believe in offering quality service to our customers.

Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Details about IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17

IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 is offered for Post Doc degree in the field of Agricultural Biotechnology and Medical Biotechnology. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 31 Oct 2016. This scholarship is provided by Department of Biotechnology, India and the value of this scholarship is Full Funding, Monthly Associateship of Rs. 1,50,000/- . This scholarship is open for: Open to researchers from India.

  • Deadline: 31 Oct 2016
  • Scholarship value: Full Funding, Monthly Associateship of Rs. 1,50,000/-

The Indo-Australian Career Boosting Gold Fellowships (IACBG-Fellowships) are awarded to 10 researchers from India to support travel in undertaking a research project in leading Australian universities or science institutes.


  • The applicants for IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 should be Indian researchers currently employed on a full-time basis.
  • The candidates should not have more than 5 years of experience as a research scientist since being awarded Ph.D.
  • The applicants should be employed in an Indian Government agency, statutory body or government owned corporation, or an Indian based university, institute, or other national research organization,
  • or an Indian private sector research and development organization. 
  • The candidates should not be more than 35 years.
  • The applicants should be citizens and residents of India.
  • The candidates who were unsuccessful in any one round can apply for the next round.
  • The fellowship is open to individuals only i.e. Interdependent or joint applications will not be considered.

Documents required

  • The candidates applying for IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 should submit two referee reports, letters of support from their employer, home institution, and their Australian hosts.
  • The applicants should complete all the sections and the attach the required documents.

Selection Criteria

  • The candidates applying for IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 are assessed based on their technical feasibility of the proposed project and the candidate's expertise to carry out the project.
  • The applicants are also evaluated based on the relevance of the project, contribution of the project to the applicant's future work, and benefit to the Australia and India as a result of the project.

Value of the scholarship
The recipients of IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 get associateship of Rs. 1,50,000/- per month, Rs. 20,000/- towards preparatory allowance which is one time grant, and travel cost for economy class by Air India.


Updated on: 13 Jun, 2022

Source : Department of Biotechnology, India
Disclaimer: All Content, Logo and Company names are registered trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.
DHL discount

More about Department of Biotechnology, India

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) is an Indian government department, under the Ministry of Science and Technology responsible for administrating development and commercialization in the field of modern biology and biotechnology in India. It was set up in 1986. Through several research and development projects, demonstrations, grants and creation of infrastructural facilities a clear visible impact of this field has been seen. The department has made significant achievements in the growth and application of biotechnology in the broad areas of agriculture, health care, animal sciences, environment, and industry. The proven technologies at the laboratory level have been scaled up and demonstrated in field. Patenting of innovations, technology transfer to industries and close interaction with them have given a new direction to biotechnology research in India. Initiatives have been taken to promote transgenic research in plants with emphasis on pest and disease resistance, nutritional quality, silk-worm genome analysis etc. On the other hand, molecular biology of human genetic disorders, brain research, plant genome research, development, validation and commercialization of diagnostic kits and vaccines for communicable diseases, food biotechnology, biodiversity conservation and bioprospecting, setting up of micropropagation parks and biotechnology based development for SC/ST, rural areas, women and for different States. Organization's mandate and the centers of excellence that it has set up to achieve this goal are listed below.


  1. Can I get an education loan to study abroad at Department of Biotechnology, India

    Yes, you can secure an education loan to study abroad at Department of Biotechnology, India. Education loans are of two types- Collateral and non collateral. Collateral includes either: Immovable property – a house or a flat or land (or) liquid security – an FD, or LIC or shares or bonds. Agricultural lands are not accepted by any bank for education loan.

    Public banks like SBI, BOB offer these types of education loans. There are many NBFCs who offer Non-collateral education loans. Apply for the best education loan to study abroad.

  2. When is the deadline of IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17?

    The deadline of IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 is 31 Oct 2016

  3. For which degree is IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 offered for?

    IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 is offered to Post Doc degree

  4. For which field is IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 offered for?

    IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 is offered for Agricultural Biotechnology and Medical Biotechnology

  5. Who can apply for IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17?

    IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 is open for: Open to researchers from India

  6. Who is offering IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17?

    IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 is offered by Department of Biotechnology, India

  7. What is the funding covered in IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17?

    IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 Covers Full Funding, Monthly Associateship of Rs. 1,50,000/-

  8. Where can IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 can be taken at?

    IACBGF Fellowships, 2016-17 can be taken at Any International host institution in Australia
  9. What are the updated 10 scholarships for Post Doc students in 2023?

  10. What are the other scholarship for Medicine students 2023?

    List of Medicine scholarships, 2023:

  11. What are the top 10 international scholarships for Indian students?

  12. What are the other scholarships for Post Doc Medicine students?

  13. What are the top 10 Post Doc scholarships for Indian students 2023?

  14. What are the other Post Doc scholarships in Department of Biotechnology, India?

Related Tags:

Civil / Construction Engineering scholarships | Mechanical Engineering scholarships | Computer sciences and Information Technology scholarships | Electrical / Electronics and communications scholarships | Biotechnology, Biomedical and other related scholarships | Aerospace, Aeronautical and Marine Engineering scholarships | Chemical Engineering scholarships | Energy Engineering scholarships | Environmental Engineering scholarships | Medicine scholarships | Pharmacy scholarships | Nursing scholarships | Dentistry scholarships | Public health scholarships | Veterinary medicine scholarships | Physiotherapy scholarships | Anthropology scholarships | History scholarships | Geography scholarships | Political sciences and International Relations scholarships | Gender studies scholarships | Linguistics scholarships | Sociology scholarships | Psychology scholarships | Physics scholarships | Mathematics scholarships | Chemistry scholarships | Biology scholarships | Astronomy scholarships | Business, Management, Economics & Accounting scholarships | Environmental Sciences scholarships | Law and Public Policy scholarships | Architecture and Design scholarships | Agriculture, forestry and fisheries scholarships | Education scholarships | Journalism and Mass communication scholarships | Fashion, Textile and luxury goods scholarships | Peace scholarships | Industrial or Industrial design Engineering scholarships | Materials engineering scholarships | Art & Art studies scholarships | Culinary Arts scholarships | Film and Theatre studies scholarships | Language, Literature and Culture studies scholarships | Philosophy scholarships | Music scholarships | Religious studies and Theology scholarships | Food Technology scholarships | Tourism and Hospitality scholarships | Animation and Graphic Design scholarships | Earth Sciences and Geology scholarships | Forensics scholarships | Sports scholarships | Aviation or related scholarships | Archaeology scholarships |