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Bioenergy Awards for Cutting Edge Research (B-ACER) 2016


  • Eligibility: Ph.D holders or pursuing
  • Benefits: Monthly stipend, Airfare, Contingency allowance


Bioenergy Awards for Cutting Edge Research (B-ACER) 2016 is a powerful and transformative program to nurture future innovators and thought leaders in Biofuel and Bioenergy areas. The program is developed to encourage contacts between students and scientists from India and US. It provides an opportunity to the Indian students and scientists to gain exposure and access to world class research facilities in leading US institutions. Researcher will receive monthly stipend, airfare, health insurance and contingency allowance for 3 months to 12 months.


1. Dr. Sangita Kasture
Department of Biotechnology
Block 2, CGO complex,
Lodhi Road,
New Delhi
2. Dr. Nishritha Bopana
Indo-US Science and Technology Forum
Fulbright House 12,
Hailey Road,
New Delhi


For Internship candidates:

  • Citizen of India who is pursuing PhD on a full time basis in the area of Biofuel in public funded R&D lab/S&T institution (non private) /recognized academic institute/university/college in India.
  • Maximum age should be 32 years as on 31st December 2016.

For Fellowship candidates:

  • Citizen of India who have a PhD in Life Science, Biotechnology, Engineering or Technology holding a permanent position in public funded R&D lab/S&T institution /recognized universities/college in India.
  • Candidates must give proof of independent research work in internationally recognized academic journals.
  • Open only to candidates working in the field of Biofuels.
  • Maximum age should be 45 years as on 31st December 2016.

Application can be done online with following steps:
Step 1: Sign up on the link.
Candidates facing technical glitches in online registering may download the application format and attach with all the documents in the single PDF file and email to

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