The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance is an £160 million initiative funded equally by the Wellcome Trust, UK and Department of Biotechnology, India. The broad aim of the India Alliance is to build excellence in the Indian biomedical scientific community by supporting future leaders in the field.

There are three fellowships:

  • Early Career – For postdoctoral scientists who wish to undertake high-quality research and establish themselves as independent researchers in India.
  • Intermediate – For researchers who wish to establish an independent laboratory with a high-quality research programme in India.
  • Senior – For researchers who have demonstrated their ability to lead an independent research project and group, to expand their research programme in India.

Agencies Involved: Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Key Dates: The preliminary application deadline is typically in August of each year for the Early Career Fellowship and July for the Intermediate and Senior Fellowships.

See website for more detailed information.