ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship 2021/2022 for Scientists in Developing Countries

ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship 2021/2022 for Scientists in Developing Countries
ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship 2021/2022 for Scientists in Developing Countries

ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship 2021/2022 for Scientists in Developing Countries

ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Fellowship 2021/2022: The  International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) offers competitive PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue research studies in a world-class, international scientific environment.

Application Deadlines: 

  • Closing date for applications for PhDs: 31st March 2021
  • Closing dates for applications for Postdocs: 31st March and 30th September 2021

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries. See List below.

To be taken at: Trieste, New Delhi or Cape Town.

About the Award: Fellowships include participation in a competitive research programme, access to state-of-the-art facilities, participation in ICGEB Meetings, Seminars and Journal Clubs. A competitive stipend, travel provision plus full coverage of tuition fees and health insurance. Additional benefits for postdocs.

Type: Fellowship

Eligibility: 

  • Applicants must be nationals of an ICGEB Member State and may not apply for fellowships to be undertaken in their country of origin, unless they have been working abroad for, at least, the last 3 years and at the time of application.
  • Degree requirements: applicants should hold a recent PhD in Life Sciences or have at least 3 years research experience.
  • Preference is given to candidates below the age of 35.

Selection Criteria: 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.

Selection: All 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

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Fellowship: The Fellowships consist of a very competitive package including stipend, health insurance and additional benefits. The most successful fellows will also be eligible, upon completion, to apply for ICGEB Early Career Research Grants to support their own research programmes as young PIs upon return to an ICGEB Member State.

Duration of Fellowship: 2 years with the possibility of a 1-year extension.

Eligible Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, FYR Macedonia, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Libya, 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, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Republic of Tanzania, Uruguay, Venezuela and Vietnam

How to Apply: To apply,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.

Visit Fellowship Webpage for details

Important Notes: ICGEB makes no financial provision, nor can it provide administrative support for family members of participants in the programme.

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