CICOPS Scholarships 2025

Are you a researcher from a developing country seeking to further your studies in Italy? Look no further! The CICOPS Scholarships, funded by the Committee for International Cooperation and Development (CICOPS), is here to support your academic journey.

Host: Committee for International Cooperation and Development (CICOPS)
Open to: Developing Countries
Target: Graduates
Deadline: May 31, 2024
About the CICOPS Scholarships

The CICOPS scholarship program, established to foster international collaboration and knowledge exchange, offers an exceptional opportunity for researchers from developing nations to pursue advanced studies in Italy. With a focus on promoting research excellence and cross-cultural understanding, this scholarship initiative aims to empower scholars to make meaningful contributions to their fields and communities.

Also read: DAAD Helmut-Schmidt Masters Scholarship 2025 for Developing Countries

What sets the scholarship apart is its commitment to inclusivity and diversity through supporting scholars from developing countries, the program enriches the academic landscape with fresh perspectives and innovative research ideas. Moreover, it facilitates cross-cultural exchange, fostering mutual understanding and cooperation among scholars.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Applicants must have at least two years of either teaching experience or activity within international organizations and institutions.
  • Scholarships are designed for junior and senior members of Universities in Developing Countries or members of major research centers and international organizations or institutions with a specific interest in development studies.
  • CICOPS scholarships are reserved for research collaboration in the short term to encourage the mobility of researchers from developing countries.
  • Applicants enrolled in a Doctoral or Postgraduate Course at an Italian University are not eligible.

Also read: Eni-Oxford Africa Scholarship Award 2024 [Fully Funded]

Application Procedure
  • To encourage contact between staff and students, the period of stay would take place between January 13th – July 20th, 2025, and September 8th – December 21st, 2025.
  • Applications must be sent no later than May 31st, 2024 by filling out the online application form available on the CICOPS website:

  • The following documents should be uploaded to the online form:
  • 1. Curriculum vitae ideally in European format with a list of publications (file to be named: Surname_Name_CV)
  • 2. Invitation letter from the professor or researcher with whom you intend to collaborate 1 (file to be named: Surname_Name_Letter) The uploaded documents should be named as mentioned above.
  • Applications without a correctly named curriculum vitae and invitation letter will not be accepted.
  • Please only fill in your application form once you have received the acceptance letter from your contact Professor at the University of Pavia. Incomplete applications will be rejected; no exceptions will be made.

For more information, visit the CICOPS Scholarships

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