Scholarship Description: University of Trieste’s Graduate Program in Physics is currently accepting applications for its 13 PhD Scholarships one of which is funded by ICTP for applicants from developing countries for a 2017-2018 academic year.
For more than 50 years, the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) has been a driving force behind global efforts to advance scientific expertise in the developing world.
Degree Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.
Available Subject: The University of Trieste’s Department of Physics offers five lines of research, including:
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Medical Physics and Bio-physics
- Nuclear and sub-nuclear Physics
- Theoretical Physics
Scholarship Benefits: The PhD scholarship is paid in monthly installments for a total annual amount of € 13,638.47, gross of national insurance contributions to be paid by the student. The said amount may be increased by a maximum of 50% for a total period abroad that cannot exceed the maximum number of months (over three years) as indicated in the “Overview” sheets. Different conditions may apply to scholarships funded by third-party institutions. However, any scholarship increase can be granted only for uninterrupted stays abroad of at least sixty days.
Eligibility Criteria: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- 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 undertaking Ph.D. studies in Italy. The candidate must hold the degree by September 30, 2017 (or by October 31, 2017 in case of an Italian degree).
Eligible Nationalities: Scholarships are open to students graduated in foreign universities. Applicants from Developing Countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme:
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African, Republic Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea, Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Italy PhD Scholarships
Application Procedure: The mode of application is online.
Deadline: The application deadline is June 19, 2017.