The scholarships were designed for both junior and senior members of universities in developing countries or members of major research centres and international organizations with specific interests in the field of development studies.
Since 1998, the University of Pavia and the Institute for University Studies (EDiSU) have offered about ten scholarships yearly for a four to ten week stay in Pavia, during which time the scholars carry out joint research with professors in the department that hosts them and often hold seminars. Academics and other researchers from developing countries who wish to carry out research in collaboration with a professor at the University of Pavia are welcome to apply. Applicants must have the support of a collaborator at the University of Pavia
Study Subjects and Level:
Study Subject: Scholarships are provided in the field of development studies. This scholarships are dedicated to professors and researchers who wish to carry out research with a professor at the University of Pavia in Italy.
- The scholarships were designed for both junior and senior members of universities in developing countries or members of major research centres and international organizations with specific interests in the field of development studies.
- Applicants must have 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 enrollment in a Postgraduate course at an Italian University.
Scholarship Open for: Developing countries students can apply for the scholarship.
Number of Scholarships:
The University of Pavia and the Organization for the Right to Education (EDiSU) provide 10 scholarships for 2016.
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.
Scholarship includes travel (economy class), board and lodging expenses and a pocket money of 150.00 Euro (gross) per week.
Selection Criteria of Scholarship:
Scientific and professional value being equal, preference will be given to applicants employed at Universities/Institutions linked to University of Pavia with a pre-existing Cooperation Agreement and to applicants from lower income economies, according to the World Bank list. The committee will rank the candidates and the scholarships will be assigned according to a principle of rotation among the departments.
Notification of Scholarship result:
A decision will be taken by a Committee composed of the President of CICOPS and by two members designated by the Reactor by June 30th 2015.
How to Apply?
The students can apply via online. To apply, please fill out the online application form.
Notes: 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.
Application Deadline for scholarship: May 31st, 2015.
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