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


The Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and the Indo-U.S.Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) invites applications for the Bioenergy- Awards for Cutting Edge Research (B-ACER)  from students with a PhD degree in Life Science, Biotechnology, Engineering/Technology. The fellowship aims to tackle issues related to environmental protection, energy security and efficient energy by nurturing innovators of the future in biofuel and bioenergy. The following provides the opportunity of winning a monthly stipend and other benefits.

Important Dates


  • PhD degree holders in Biotechnology, Life Science, Engineering/ Technology
  • Applicants able to provide proof of independent research work conducted in internationally recognized academic journals
  • Applicants not older than 45 years as on 31 December 2019
  • Applicants having a regular position in public funded R&D lab/S&T institution/recognized universities/colleges in India

How to Apply

Step 1: Visit the online application portal of the fellowship.
Step 2: Select the relevant program. 
Step 3: Sign-up and then log in to access the application form.
Step 4: Fill in the application form with the required details.
Step 5: Attach the necessary documents.
Step 6: Submit the application.

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

Dr. Nishritha Bopana
Indo-US Science and Technology Forum,
Fulbright House, 12,
Hailey Road, New Delhi

Email: [email protected]

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