Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowships, ICGEB
Deadline:  30th August

All Nationalities
Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

Scholarship Overview

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) is offering Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowships to highly motivated scientists who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in a world-class scientific environment in one of the ICGEB labs (Trieste, Italy, Cape Town, South Africa, and New Delhi, India). The fellowship comprises a very competitive package including a stipend of USD 1,590 plus health insurance and additional benefits. 


  • The selected fellows will receive a monthly stipend accordingly: Trieste (Italy): Euro 2,000, New Delhi (India): US 1,590, Cape Town (South Africa): ZAR 18,750.
  • The fellowship includes provision for travel expenses from the participant’s home country to the ICGEB lab at the beginning of the fellowship and a return travel provision upon completion of the fellowship.
  • Medical health insurance coverage is also provided.
  • Visa/permit of stay application and renewal costs are reimbursed
  • All research costs will be supported by the research group's budget. 


  • Applicant's updated CV
  • Proposed Research
  • Written statement
  • English Language Certificate
  • Passport photocopy
  • PhD certificate
  • Reference letters (3)


To be eligible, the applicant must:

  • Be a national of an ICGEB Member State
  • Hold a recent PhD degree in Life Sciences or have at least 3 years of research experience.
  • Be below the age of 35 years.

Note: The applicant may not apply for fellowships to be undertaken in their country of origin, unless they have been working abroad for, at least, the last 3 years at the time of application.

How To Apply

Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:
Step 1: Visit the web page here and sign up.
Step 2: Once logged in, provide information on name, address, nationality, research group, etc.
Step 3: Upload the required documents and submit the application.

Note: Applicants should contact the ICGEB Group Leader/PI of their choice with a motivation letter, to determine the availability of laboratory space and to define the research project proposal that will form an integral part of the application