Call for Applications: PhD Fellowships in the fields of Environment, Food Sciences, Computational & Systems Biology in Italy

Call for Applications: PhD Fellowships in the fields of Environment, Food Sciences, Computational & Systems Biology in ItalyDescription: The fellowship is funded from FEM. It includes a salary of 20.000 Euro per year (before taxes), which is provided for 3 years with the possibility to extend it for 1 more year, pending the approval of the Tutor Committee. Students will also benefit of reimbursement for travelling to the partner institution.Note that the FEM does not handle requests for registration as PhD student. FEM is a research Foundation and cannot issue the PhD degree. Therefore successful candidates will have to register as PhD student with the University partner of the project or with another University.Fellow students will have 1 year from when the fellowships starts to register as PhD students. If at the end of the first year the selected candidate is not yet registered as PhD student, the fellowship will stop.

Eligibility: The applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent from a University in a field relevant to the project topic. It is also possible to apply when the Master’s degree will be obtained after the application deadline.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree.

Provider: FEM

For Which Country: Italy

For Whom: National

Duration of Awards: Fellowship is provided for 3 years with the possibility to extend it for 1 more year.

What does it Cover?  Fellowship includes a salary of 20.000 Euro per year (before taxes).

Selection Procedure: Applicants will be assessed on the basis of their curriculum and of the letters of recommendation. Candidates selected for the interview should provide a scan copy of the transcript of the academic records, i.e. the inventory of the courses taken and grades earned throughout the university studies.

Notifications: Only short-listed candidates will be informed by 11 December 2012 and will be invited for a personal/Skype interview.

Deadline: The deadline for submitting a scholarship application is 03 December 2012 .