2018 Funded CICOPS Scholarships for Developing Countries – University of Pavia

Application Deadline:Submit applications on or above  31st May, 2017

Eligible Countries: International students from developing countries from

Scholarship country: Scholarships will be taken at the University of Pavia, Italy

Eligible Courses: Only fields related to  development studies

Scholarship Info: In 1996, the Technical-Scientific Committee of CICOPS approved a scholarship project aimed at fostering research collaboration between academic from Developing Countries and the University of Pavia. The scholarships were designed for both junior and senior members of universities in Developing Countries or members of major research centers and international organizations with specific interest in the field of development studies.

Since 1998, the University of Pavia and the Institute for University Studies (EDiSU) have continually offered ten scholarships yearly for a four to ten week stay in Pavia, during which time the accepted scholars engage with and carry out research with professors in the department that hosts them and often hold seminars.

Eligible Countries: Apply if you hail from one of the following countries:  Gambia, The Niger, Benin, Guinea, Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Burundi, Somalia, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Liberia, Tanzania, Chad, Madagascar, Togo, Malawi,  Uganda, Congo, Mali,  Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Kenya, Senegal, Cameroon, Congo, Lesotho, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritania, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Namibia, Algeria, Gabon, Angola, South Africa, Botswana, Libya, Tunisia, Mauritius

Scholarship Type: These scholarships are specially dedicated to professors and researchers from developing countries who wish to carry out research with a professor at the University of Pavia.

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

  • -These scholarships are  designed for both junior and senior members of universities from developing countries or members of major research centres and international organizations with specific interests in the field of development studies.
  • -Applicants should posses either two years of either teaching experience or activity in international organisations and institution.
  • -CICOPS scholarships are foreseen for research collaboration in the short period (from 4 to 10 weeks) in order to encourage the mobility of researchers from developing countries and cannot be awarded in case of doctoral studies or enrolment in a Postgraduate course at an Italian University.

Number of Scholarships: The University of Pavia and the Organisation for the Right to Education (EDiSU) will issue only 10 scholarships annually

Value of Scholarship: Scholarship package will includes travel (economy class), board and lodging expenses and a pocket money of 150.00 Euro (gross) per week.

Duration of Scholarship: CICOPS scholarships are foreseen for research collaboration in the short period (from 4 to 10 weeks) in order to encourage the mobility of researchers from developing countries.

How to Apply: The students can apply online. Applications must be supported by a letter of invitation from a teacher of the University of Pavia, someone who would work with you on a joint research while in Pavia. Without a formal invitation from a professor of the University of Pavia your application will not be taken into consideration.

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