Deadline:

31 March 2020

Location:

Trieste (Italy), New Delhi (India), and Cape Town (South Africa).

(Fully Funded)

Description

The Arturo Falaschi ICGEB PhD Fellowship Programme

ICGEB offers competitive Pre-doctoral Fellowships in Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue PhD research studies in a world-class scientific environment.

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Fellowships include participation in a competitive research programme, access to state-of-the-art facilities, participation in ICGEB Meetings, Seminars and Journal Clubs and a competitive stipend, plus full coverage of tuition fees and health insurance.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Life Sciences

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, ALGERIA, IRAQ, IRAN, JORDAN, KUWAIT, LIBYA, MOROCCO,TUNISIA, TURKEY, EMIRATES, SYRIA, SUDAN, SAUDI ARABIA, QATAR, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

3 years PhD course with the possibility of 1-year extension.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants must be nationals of an ICGEB Member State. Nationals of India and South Africa, ICGEB Host Countries, are not eligible to apply for ICGEB Fellowships in their home country.
  • Degree requirements: applicants for ICGEB Trieste should hold a BSc (Honours) degree; applicants for ICGEB Cape Town and 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.
  • Candidates for Trieste, Italy must be below the age of 32 years at the time of application (i.e. date of birth after 31/03/1988). There is no age limit for applications for ICGEB New Delhi and Cape Town.
  • ICGEB makes no financial provision, nor can it provide administrative support for family members of participants in the programme.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • 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.
  • University tuition fee is covered for the entire PhD registration period.
  • Visa/permit of stay application and renewal costs are reimbursed.
  • Support for participation in Meetings and Courses is generally provided by the Group Leader / PI.

Accommodation:

  • ICGEB Trieste: A Housing Service is run through the Welcome Office – Friuli Venezia Giulia.
  • CGEB New Delhi: A Guest House is run on campus, on a twin-share basis, for a nominal rate.
  • ICGEB Cape Town: Accommodation support is provided to fellows. Arrangements are agreed on prior arrival.

How to Apply

First step: Contact the ICGEB Group Leader/PI of your choice with a motivation letter, to determine the availability of laboratory space and to define the research project proposal that will form an integral part of the application.

Second step: Please complete the online application.

You need to provide these documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Motivation letter.
  • Proposed research: Proposed research project and timetable (max. 3 pages, plus up to 2 pages of bibliographical references and figures).
  • Written statement: A written statement from the ICGEB Group Leader/Principal Investigator you have contacted and who is willing to support the project and provide laboratory space, explaining the motivation for the support of your candidature.
  • English language certificate.
  • Passport photocopy.
  • Diploma certificates.
  • Contact details:
  • Name and contact details of two (2) people who can provide a letter of reference on your behalf. At least one of these should be a member of the University or College you attended most recently. Please request referees to send their letters by email to (fellowships@icgeb.org) by the application closing date. The subject of the e-mail should be: “The Arturo Falaschi ICGEB PhD Fellowship Programme”, followed by your name.

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This Scholarship Published by:
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