ICGEB-Arturo Falaschi PhD Fellowship Programme 2020 | Funding Available: International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) Calls for Applications from
Qualified Candidates for its 2020 Arturo Falaschi PhD Fellowship Programme.
Deadline: 15th April, 2020,
See Eligibility, Benefits, Selection Criteria, Application Guidelines
to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue postdoctoral research
in a world-class scientific environment.
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.
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.
- 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.
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.
- Monthly stipend: Trieste (Italy): Euro 1,300, New Delhi (India): US$ 1,020, Cape Town (South Africa): ZAR 12,500.
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.
makes no financial provision, nor can it provide administrative support
for family members of participants in the programme.
submitted applications will be transmitted to the respective ICGEB
Liaison Officer in the country of which you are a national for
endorsement. Endorsement is a fundamental requirement for the Fellowship
to be awarded. The ICGEB Fellowships Selection Committee will evaluate
complete and endorsed applications received by the closing date.
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.
How to Apply.
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
15 April 2020.