Arturo Falaschi Short-term PhD Fellowship
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)
Grant amount: Up to €15,600
Next deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Later deadlines: Mar 31, 2019, Sep 30, 2019
Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Masters Student PhD Student
Funding uses: Fellowship
Location of project: Anywhere in the world
Location of residency: Anywhere in the world
Location of citizenship: Afghanistan; Algeria; Argentina; Bangladesh; Bhutan; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Chile; China; Colombia; Costa Rica; Croatia; Cuba; Côte D'Ivoire; Ecuador; Egypt; Eritrea; Hungary; India; Iran, Islamic Republic Of; Iraq; Italy; Jordan; Kenya; Kuwait; Kyrgyzstan; Liberia; Libya; Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic Of; Malaysia; Mauritius; Mexico; Montenegro; Morocco; Namibia; Nigeria; Pakistan; Panama; Peru; Poland; Qatar; Romania; Russian Federation; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Syrian Arab Republic; Tanzania, United Republic of; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; Uruguay; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of; Vietnam Expand allView website Save Need help writing this grant?
The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology provides a scientific and educational environment of the highest standard and conducts innovative funding programmes and advisory services and represents a comprehensive approach to promoting biotechnology internationally.
The Centre is dedicated to advanced research and training in molecular biology and biotechnology and holds out the prospect of advancing knowledge and applying the latest techniques in the fields of:
- crop improvement
- environmental protection/remediation
- biopharmaceuticals and biopesticide production
With Components in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa, the Centre forms an interactive network with Affiliated Centres in ICGEB Member States. ICGEB is part of the United Nations System.
Short-term PhD Fellowships
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.
Fellowship Duration: 1-12 months
- Trieste (Italy): Euro 1,300
- New Delhi (India): US$ 1,020
- Cape Town (South Africa): ZAR 10,000.
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.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- 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 a 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.
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