Organization : ICGEB, International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Fellowship Name : Arturo Falaschi PhD Fellowship 2019
Applicable For : BSc(hons)/MSc degree holders
Application Deadline : 31.03.2019
Website : https://www.icgeb.org/activities/fellowship/guidelines-and-application-form-arturo-falaschi-phd-fellowships/
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ICGEB Arturo Falaschi PhD Fellowship
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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** 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 31/03/1987). There is no age limit for applications for ICGEB New Delhi and Cape Town.
How to Apply?
Just follow the below steps to apply for the Arturo Falaschi PhD Fellowship 2019.
Step 1 : Visit the official website of ICGEB through provided above.
Step 2 : Read the instructions carefully and click on “Apply” button at the end of the page.
Step 3 : Fill the application form with the required details.
Step 4 : In addition, please upload a single pdf document containing all requested attachments
Step 5 : Finally submit your application. Once you have completed and submitted your application, you will see a confirmation message on this screen.
Applicants should contact the ICGEB Group Leader/PI of their choice with a motivation letter, to determine availability of laboratory space and to define the research project proposal that will form an integral part of the application.
** Duration – 3 years PhD course with the possibility of 1-year extension.
** 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 student’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.
** ICGEB makes no financial provision, nor can it provide administrative support for family members of participants in the programme.
The ICGEB Fellowships Selection Committee will evaluate complete and endorsed applications received by the closing date.
The main criteria for selection include scientific excellence of the project, the qualities of the candidate’s CV and potential benefit for the home country. The candidates will be notified of the outcome by e-mail as soon as possible following the closing date for applications.
Closing Date for Arturo Falaschi PhD Fellowship Applications is 31 March 2019