ICGEB Short-term PhD Fellowship Programmes

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) is calling applications for a number of Short-term PhD Fellowship Programmes. This program is only open to the citizens of ICGEB member countries. Fellows will be undertaking short-term PhD program in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa. Expires in 18 days!

Scholarship Description
ICGEB offers Short-term fellowships for Pre-doctoral studies in ICGEB Component laboratories to fund ongoing collaborative research between scientists from ICGEB Member States and research groups at ICGEB laboratories in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa, with the aim of facilitating access to the latest research techniques and to strengthen capacity building.

Award Value
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 programme.

Level and Area of Studies
Short-term PhD Program in any relevant field.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa

Eligibility and Criteria
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.

Applicants’ Nationality
The fellowship is open to the citizens of the nationals of an ICGEB Member States.

Submission Deadline
31 December 2018.

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