Thursday, July 2, 2015

OFID Postgraduate Fellowships Program at ICTP

The Abus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) announce a joint program offering fellowships and research/training opportunities to PhD students enrolled in universities in developing countries within areas of ICTP’s scientific and technical competence.

The OFID postgraduate fellowships will support 15 doctoral students from developing countries to access ICTP and partner research/training facilities for up to six months per year for three consecutive years. Fellows will carry out research/training towards their PhD within the Sandwich Training Educational Program (STEP) scheme at ICTP, mentored by co-supervisors at the host institutes in coordination with their supervisors at their home institutes.

Fields of study: physics, mathematics, earth science, information and communication technology, renewable energy, and related areas (any of the ICTP fields of research).

Duration: 3 years; stays of up to 6 months per year.

Eligibility: PhD students from developing countries (except OPEC and OFID member countries). Fellowships are awarded on a merit basis; priority will be given to researchers from least developed countries.

Entitlements: EUR 1,400 per month during each stay at the host institute as well as the costs of travel and medical insurance.

Deadline: August 15, 2015 

For further details and application please visit the OFID Postgraduate Fellowships Program at ICTP page.

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