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ICGEB-SAWBP PhD Fellowship Scheme, South Africa

Last updated: Sep 22, 2022

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Target: South African Women,

Award Value: Tuition & Stipend,

Host Institution: ICGEB Centers - South Africa, Italy & India


October 22

ICGEB-SAWBP PhD Fellowship Scheme, South AfricaApplication for the ICGEB-SAWBP PhD Fellowship Scheme is now open. The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB-SAWBP) PhD Fellowship Scheme, in partnership with the South African Department of Science and Innovation and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research will support South African women researchers intending to study towards a PhD degree in Biotechnology at the ICGEB Cape Town Component.

Scholarship Description

The ICGEB-SAWBP PhD Fellowship programme promotes the interaction and mobility of South African women Biotechnology researchers and the ICGEB community, including mobility support to visit other ICGEB Components in Trieste, Italy, and New Delhi, India.

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The Fellowship benefits are very attractive:

  • Three-year PhD Fellowship
  • Tuition and stipend
  • Applying the latest techniques and methodologies to the applicant’s chosen research topic
  • Opportunities for mentoring, peer-to-peer learning, and complementary skills
  • Immersion in a top-class international scientific research environment

Eligibility Criteria

For applicants to be eligible for the ICGEB-SAWBP PhD Fellowship Scheme:

  • Applicants must be interested in Biotechnology.
  • Applicants must have obtained the necessary prequalifying degrees from recognized Higher Institutions.
  • Proposed research projects must be innovative and fall within one of the ICGEB Cape Town Component macro areas of research, namely: Infectious Diseases, Non-Communicable Diseases, Bioinformatics, Plant Systems Biology, and Virology.

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Application Procedure

How To Apply: The candidate should please read all instructions carefully before completing the form, and ensure that the information provided is accurate.

  • Applications for the CGEB-SAWBP PhD Fellowship Scheme should then be done through the Online Application system.
  • Ensure that ALL the Required Documents are provided and uploaded accordingly.
  • Closing date for application type: ICGEB-SAWBP PhD Fellowship Scheme closes: Wednesday, October 22.

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