The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) is offering a small number of Mathematics Research Fellowships for mathematicians from developing countries to pursue their own research using the ICTP facilities and interacting with other mathematicians. Visiting fellows must have a PhD in mathematics prior to the start of their Fellowship. Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Visiting Fellowships are intended for short visits to ICTP (typically between 1 to 3 months) during the period 1 September 2016 to 31 August 31 2017, though longer visits (up to 9 months) are possible.The deadline for applications is 7 January 2017.
Study Subject (s): Fellowships are awarded in the area of Mathematics. Successful candidates will have the possibility to participate in the Mathematics activities of ICTP, the International School of Advanced Studies (ISAS/SISSA) and the University of Trieste, including the opportunity to interact with visiting mathematicians.
Course Level: These visiting Fellowships are open to mathematicians for pursuing research programme at ICTP.
Scholarship Provider: The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)
Scholarship can be taken at: Italy
Eligibility: Visiting Fellowships are open to mathematicians of any age and nationality. Visiting Fellows must have a PhD in mathematics prior to the start of their Fellowship.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students of developing countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe can apply for these fellowships.
Scholarship Description: ICTP invites applications for a small number of visiting fellowships for outstanding mathematicians from developing countries of any age. Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Visiting Fellowships are intended for short visits to ICTP (typically between 1 to 3 months) during the period 1 September 2016 to 31 August 31 2017, though longer visits (up to 9 months) are possible. Visiting Fellows must have a PhD in mathematics prior to the start of their Fellowship.
Number of awards: A small number of visiting fellowships will be awarded. ICTP also welcomes applications from small groups, two or three scientists, who wish to spend some time working together on a joint project at ICTP.
Duration of award(s): Visiting Fellowships are intended for short visits to ICTP (typically between 1 to 3 months) during the period 1 September 2016 to 31 August 31 2017, though longer visits (up to 9 months) are possible.
How to Apply: Candidates should apply using the ICTP online application system. They are required to submit, along with their CV, a detailed research project with specific goals that can be realistically achieved during their planned visit to ICTP. In addition, candidates are requested to provide letters of recommendations from established researchers. Both the letters of recommendation and the research project are crucial components of the application and play a significant role in the evaluation of the candidates. For junior applicants we highly recommend they provide at least three letters of recommendation.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 7 January 2017.