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Study in Italy: CICOPS Scholarships 2020 for Developing Countries

In order to promote international cooperation, particularly with Developing Countries, the University of Pavia and EDiSU (Institute of the Right to University Studies) provide 10 scholarships to visiting scholars for the year 2020 for a period of stay of 4 to 12 weeks at the University of Pavia.

Application Deadline: 31st May, 2019

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Students of developing countries can apply for the scholarship.

To be taken at (country): University of Pavia, Italy

Eligible Field of Study: Field of development studies

About Scholarship: In 1996, the Technical-Scientific Committee of CICOPS approved a scholarship project aimed at fostering research collaboration between academic from Developing Countries and the University of Pavia. The scholarships were designed for both junior and senior members of universities in Developing Countries or members of major research centers and international organizations with specific interetes in the field of development studies.

Since 1998, the University of Pavia and the Institute for University Studies (EDiSU) have offered about ten scholarships yearly for a four to ten week stay in Pavia, during which time the scholars carry out research with professors in the department that hosts them and often hold seminars.

Eligible Countries: Gambia, The Niger, Benin, Guinea, Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Burundi, Somalia, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Liberia, Tanzania, Chad, Madagascar, Togo, Malawi,  Uganda, Congo, Mali,  Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Kenya, Senegal, Cameroon, Congo, Lesotho, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritania, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Namibia, Algeria, Gabon, Angola, South Africa, Botswana, Libya, Tunisia, Mauritius

Offered Since: 1998

Type: The scholarships are dedicated to professors and researchers from developing countries who wish to carry out research with a professor at the University of Pavia.

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

  • -The scholarships were designed for both junior and senior members of universities in developing countries or members of major research centres and international organizations with specific interests in the field of development studies.
  • -Applicants must have either two years of either teaching experience or activity in international organisations and institution.
  • -CICOPS scholarships are foreseen for research collaboration in the short period (from 4 to 10 weeks) in order to encourage the mobility of researchers from developing countries and cannot be awarded in case of doctoral studies or enrolment in a Postgraduate course at an Italian University.

Number of Scholarships: The University of Pavia and the Organisation for the Right to Education (EDiSU) provide 10 scholarships annually

Value of Scholarship: Scholarship includes travel (economy class), board and lodging expenses and a pocket money of 150.00 Euro (gross) per week.

Duration of Scholarship: from 4 to 10 weeks.

How to Apply:Please read carefully the Call for application and the FAQ before applying, and fill out the Online Application Form (downloadable from the link to the right on Scholarship Webpage) only once you have received the invitation letter from your contact professor at the University of Pavia.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

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