ICGEB Arturo Falaschi PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowships for Member Countries

ICGEB Arturo Falaschi PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowships for Member Countries

  • Location Europe
  • Level PHD, Fellowships
  • Deadline Mar 31, 2018
  • Amount 25,000

Scholarship Description

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) is delighted to offer competitive PhD and postdoctoral fellowships for the nationals of an ICGEB member state. Fellowships in Life Sciences are available to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue research studies in a world-class, international scientific environment.

Funding opportunities are made available through the Collaborative Research Programme (CRP) – ICGEB Research Grants, which is a dedicated source of funding aimed at financing projects addressing original scientific problems of particular relevance for the host country and of regional interest.

ICGEB offers postgraduate studies with the aim of obtaining the “Doctor Philosophiae” (PhD) degree in the life sciences.

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology provides a scientific and educational environment of the highest standard and conducts innovative research in life sciences for the benefit of developing countries.


Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants for research grant proposals (identified as “CRPs”) should hold positions at Universities or Research Institutes in any of the ICGEB Member States.
  • Active collaboration with ICGEB Research Groups is welcome but is not mandatory. Particular attention will be given to projects addressing issues of interest for specific geographic regions and presented by groups collaborating across more than one country.
  • Investigating groups do not qualify for submission of applications:
    – if previously awarded projects have not been evaluated and satisfactorily concluded;
    – if the University or Research Institute of the Principal Investigator is based in Italy.
  • A special category of CRP-ICGEB Early Career Return Grants is intended to fund young researchers with an outstanding track record, who have spent a minimum of 2 years abroad and have recently returned to an ICGEB Member State to establish their own independent laboratories.
    Applicants for Early Career Return Grants should be no more than 40 years of age at the time of application.
    Applicants should have returned to an ICGEB Member State (except Italy) no more than 2 years prior to submitting the application.

English Language Requirements: 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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