Bioenergy-Awards for Cutting Edge Research


The Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum jointly invites applications for Bioenergy-Awards for Cutting Edge Research (B- ACER). This is a dynamic and transformative program developed to nurture contacts between students and scientists from India and the United States.

Important Dates


  • For Student Internships: Indian citizen currently pursuing a Ph.D. on a full-time basis in the field of Biofuel related area in public-funded R&D lab/S&T institution / recognized academic institute / university /college in India.
  • For Fellowships:
    • Indian citizen with a PhD in Life Science, Biotechnology, Engineering or Technology holding a regular Position in public funded R & D lab/ S & T Institution /recognized universities/ colleges in India.
    • Applicants must provide proof of independent research work in internationally recognized academic journals.
    • Open only to applicants working in the field of Biofuels.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online mode only

Last Date

The last date for application is 31st May, 2019

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.

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