ICGEB announcing PhD fellowship in life sciences


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 4549

Opportunity Description

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) inspires scientist fellows in pursuing PhD research in their circumference of interest.


Time limit: March, 31, 2019

Duration: three years, it is possibly extendable for one more year


Information: ICGEB available best trainings related to biotechnology fields to maintain sustainable development ahead. Its highly competitive value earn many talented students yearlong. Therefore, ICGEB motivates candidates, who aspire to follow their PhD research under ICGEB award. As it contains some advantages like applicants can get full profit of participating in research programs, related meetings, get access to the Art facilities, seminars and journal clubs



  • Monthly stipend: for Italy Euro 1,300 , for India US$ 1,020, for South Africa ZAR 12,500
  • Cover tuition fees
  • Travel costs
  • Full support for other participations
  • Cover Heath insurance
  • Cover accommodations


Who can apply?

  • Only ICGEB member states are eligible (India, Italy and South Africa)
  • Applicants for ICGEB Trieste must hold Sc. degree
  • Applicants for ICGEB Cape town and New Delhi must hold M.Sc. degree
  • Candidates are required to provide English proficiency if their medium of instruction was not English
  • Age limit for Trieste and Italy candidates is 31/3/1086


Tips to apply:  applicants are requested to send motivational letter to PI office to specify laboratory access and explain the research project proposal, moreover, application process is online. Applicant is requested to hand over all the mandatory documents in one PDF file


Research groups:



  • CV plus publication list
  • Motivational letter which explain why you apply for this award
  • Written statement from any ICGEB group member
  • Proposal research with full information
  • English proficiency proof
  • Three reference letter wilt full details of referees
  • Proof of citizenship (passport)



Note: selection is based on best CV, project quality and potential benefit of home country. Finally student get outcome through email.


Visit the link for more info: https://www.icgeb.trieste.it/short-term-phd-application.html


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