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International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) PhD Scholarships 2019/2020 for Developing Countries (Fully-funded to Italy)

12 fully-funded PhD opportunities are available to citizens and residents of Bolivia, Palestine, Ethiopia, Jordan, Senegal, Lebanon, Pakistan and Sudan! Awarded through the University of Trieste, it supports students interested in exploring how environmental and climate patterns affect health in tropical areas. 

Application Deadline: 20th June 2019 at 2.00 p.m.

Eligible Countries: Bolivia, Palestine, Ethiopia, Jordan, Senegal, Lebanon, Pakistan and Sudan

To be taken at (country): Italy

About the Award: The scholarship is funded by AICS (Italian Agency for development and cooperation) through the theme: health, water, sanitation and hygiene.

Type: Research, PhD

Eligibility: Eligible candidates must hold an academic qualification, which can be considered to be equivalent – in terms of duration, level and disciplinary field –  to the Italian degree which allows to undertake Ph.D. studies in Italy. The candidate must hold the degree by September 30, 2018 (or by October 31, 2018 in case of an Italian degree).

  • The program is taught in English.
  • Research is carried out in cutting-edge facilities, on the main university campus, at the local Area Science Park and at national and international laboratories, in collaboration with Italian and international research institutions.
  • Scholarships are open to students graduated in foreign universities.
  • The scholarship -funded by ICTP- is reserved to candidates from countries not belonging to the list of “High-income economies” (according to the World Bank criteria).

Number of Awards: 12

Value of Award: The scholarship covers international travel expenses (1 return ticket from/to home country), health insurance, university fees and VISA related costs. PhD fellows will receive a monthly allowance for living expenses.

Duration of Program: Academic activities are scheduled over 36 months, tentatively from November 2019 to November 2022.

How to Apply: Application information

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