Applications are invited for IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships in collaboration with TWAS for the year 2016. Applicants from developing countries are eligible to apply for these fellowships.
TWAS’s mission is to recognize, support and promote excellence in scientific research in the developing world.
TWAS, the World Academy of Sciences-for the advancement of science in developing countries – is an autonomous international organization founded in Triste, Italy. TWAS represents, support and encourage the pursuit excellence in science in developing countries.
Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the field of Mathematical Sciences.
Scholarship Award: The fellowship can cover the entire period of the doctoral program up to five years of the student (nominee). The following costs can be covered by the grant.
-Full tuition fee
-Travel expenses to the host institution (if different from the home country)
-Basic living expenses that will depend on the cost of the living of the country in which the student will study his/ her doctoral program.
Scholarship can be taken at: All developing countries
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these Fellowships:
-The student must be A) resident and B) a citizen of a developing country which must be contained in the IMU list of Developing countries.
-The student must either
A) be pre-accepted to join a doctoral program in the first academic year after the time of selection in a university or research institution which is based in a developing country from the following list. OR
B) already be enrolled in a doctoral program in a university or research institution which is based on a developing country from the following list.
-There is no age limit for the student.
-Nomination for women students is strongly encouraged.
Nationality: Applicants from developing countries are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have minimum MSc degree.
English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Supporting Material: Material to be uploaded during the process: (Only files in PDF format can be uploaded.)
-Statement from nominator
-Scanned copy of student (nominee) passport
-Official letter of pre-acceptance in the PhD Programme
-Budget of total expenses requested
-Two (2) letters of recommendation which both cannot come from the nominator
-Transcripts of coursework (certified copies (e.g. stamped by the university)) of the student
A) High school diploma
B) BSc degree or equivalent
C) MSc degree or equivalent
-List of publications (if applicable) of the student
-Nominee letter of motivation, research project and future plans of the student
-Nominee (student) declaration
-Both nominations and accompanying documentation must be submitted in English only. If the documentation furnished were incomplete the entry would not be accepted for consideration.
How to Apply: The nomination has to be filled out and submitted online by the nominator. The online nomination form can be found here.
Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is 22 June 2016.