ICGEB Short-term PhD Fellowships for International Students in Italy, 2017

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The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology is delighted to offer Short-term fellowships for Pre-doctoral studies in ICGEB Component laboratories. Applicants must be nationals of an ICGEB Member States are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology provides a scientific and educational environment of the highest standard and conducts innovative research in life sciences for the benefit of developing countries.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue short-term PhD programme.

Study Subject: ICGEB offers Short-term fellowships for Pre-doctoral studies in ICGEB Component laboratories to fund ongoing collaborative research between scientists from the ICGEB Member States and research groups at ICGEB laboratories in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa.

Scholarship Award: Duration: 1-12 months
Monthly stipend: Trieste (Italy): Euro 1,300, New Delhi (India): US$ 1,020, Cape Town (South Africa): ZAR 12,500.
Travel: the fellowship includes provision for travel expenses from the participant’s home country to the ICGEB lab at the beginning of the fellowship and a return travel provision upon completion of the fellowship.
Medical health insurance coverage is provided for the duration of the fellowship.
Visa/permit of stay application and renewal costs are reimbursed.
ICGEB makes no financial provision, nor can it provide administrative support for family members of participants in the program.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Applicants must be nationals of an ICGEB Member State and may not apply for fellowships to be undertaken in their country of origin unless working abroad at the time of application.
    Degree requirements: applicants for ICGEB Trieste and Cape Town should hold a BSc (Honours) degree; applicants for ICGEB New Delhi should hold an MSc degree.
    Candidates must have a good working knowledge of the English language, supported by a proficiency certificate (TOEFL, Cambridge Certificate, or equivalent). Not required when scholastic education has been undertaken in English.

Nationality: Applicants must be nationals of an ICGEB Member States are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants for ICGEB Trieste and Cape Town should hold a BSc (Honours) degree; applicants for ICGEB New Delhi should hold an MSc degree.

English Language Requirements: Candidates must have a good working knowledge of the English language, supported by a proficiency certificate (TOEFL, Cambridge Certificate, or equivalent). Not required when scholastic education has been undertaken in English.

PhD Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31.

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