1) 2022 Call for applications: TWAS Fellowships for PhD studies and postdoctoral research
The call for applications is open for the PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowships of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). TWAS Fellowships are offered in the natural sciences to students and researchers from developing countries to gain postgraduate education and research experience at top global scientific institutions in the South.

For full details on eligibility criteria and application procedures, please visit:

For PhD studies: https://twas.org/opportunities/fellowships/phd

For Postdoctoral research visits: https://twas.org/opportunities/fellowships/postdoc

The application eligibility requirements and deadlines vary according to the different programmes.
Applications from women and candidates from Science and Technology-Lagging countries (STLC) are especially encouraged.
For a list of STLC countries, please see https://twas.org/66-countries
Applications from non-STLC developing countries are also accepted.

Please feel free to circulate this announcement to any person who may be interested in these opportunities.

For queries, applicants can contact fellowships@twas.org

2) Call for applications for the TWAS-CASAREP-NIAS Regional Workshop on Science Diplomacy

The TWAS Central and South Asia Regional Partner (TWAS-CASAREP) and TWAS are seeking candidates to participate in the regional training workshop on science diplomacy that will be held online from 12 to 16 September.
The event is organised by the TWAS Central & South Asia Regional Partner (TWAS-CASAREP) and the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore, in co-partnership with the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, and Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences.

The workshop will provide participants with insights into key issues in science diplomacy with a regional perspective, and aims to bring together young scientists and experts from the policymaking arena who are active in the areas of science, technology and innovation-related matters, working in South Asia and Central Asia, under a common platform and to interact with each other. Young Scientists and policymakers from Science and Technology-Lagging Countries (STLC) from other regions such as East and South‐East Asia, the Pacific, the Arab Region and Sub-Saharan Africa are also welcome to participate.

Eligible countries include:

1) All countries in South Asia and Central Asia.

2) Science & Technology-Lagging Countries (STLC). For the list of STLC countries, see: https://twas.org/66-countries
Candidates from STLC in South Asia and Central Asia will be given priority.

For full details on how to apply for the TWAS-CASAREP-NIAS Regional Workshop, please see: https://twas.org/opportunity/call-applications-twas-casarep-nias-regional-workshop-science-diplomacy

The completed application should be submitted via the online system which is accessible at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfh23LXRi1l4fFdi-TIenHEatzEpe4ZUJnTGQXfE5qv6pjybg/viewform

Deadline to submit applications: 31 July 2022 (midnight, IST time zone).

For any queries, please contact: sciencediplomacy@jncasr.ac.in or log on to https://www.jncasr.ac.in/twascasarep