ICTP Postgraduate Diploma Scholarship for Developing Countries in Italy, 2018
Applicants are invited to the ICTP Postgraduate Diploma Scholarship in the fields: High Energy, Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (HECAP), Condensed Matter Physics (CMP), Earth System Physics (ESP) and Mathematics (MTH). This one-year pre-PhD program consists of two semesters of basic and advanced courses.
The aim of the scholarship is to promote young qualified graduates in physics, mathematics or related fields and to award the limited number of scholarships (about 10 per field) to successful candidates from developing countries.
The International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) of Abdus Salam is an international research institute for physical and mathematical sciences, established under a tripartite agreement between the Italian Government, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Application deadline: January 31, 2018
Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue prior to the PhD program.
Scholarship is awarded in the following areas:
High Energy, Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (HECAP)
Condensed Matter Physics (CMP)
Earth System Physics (ESP)
Scholarship: A limited number of scholarships (about 10 per field) will be awarded to successful candidates from developing countries (with a particular focus on students from the least developed regions of the world) to cover travel and living expenses during their stay at ICTP.
Nationality: Applicants from developing countries can apply for the scholarship.
Number of scholarships: Number of scholarships is not specified.
Scholarship can be taken in Italy
Authorization for the scholarship:
Eligible countries: Applicants from developing countries can apply for the scholarship.
Admission Requirements: Applicants must be young, qualified graduates in physics, math or related fields
English language requirements: Applicants must speak fluent English.
How to apply:
In addition to completing an online application form, candidates should upload the following as part of their application:
Copies of transcripts of university and university degrees in English (selected candidates must produce originals or certified copies of these documents and their official English translation before they can be included in the program).
All certificates or documents attesting to the student’s ability to attend advanced level courses, to study and write scientific literature in English.
Two letters of recommendation from senior scientists who are familiar with the candidate’s studies and work.