ICTP Postgraduate Diploma Scholarship For Developing Countries Students

Last Modified: 25 May 2024

The ICTP (International Centre for Theoretical Physics) invites applications for the ICTP Postgraduate Diploma Scholarship. This scholarship is meant for students of developing countries. Through this scholarship, they are encouraged to pursue research in the Earth System, Condensed Matter in Physics, and High-Energy Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics.

The last date to apply for the ICTP Postgraduate Diploma Scholarship is 20th April 2018.

ICTP Postgraduate Diploma Scholarship - Quick Overview

Scholarship Name

ICTP Postgraduate Diploma Scholarship

Scholarship Provider

International Centre for Theoretical Physics

Scholarship Type

International Scholarship

For Class / Course



20th Apr 2018

Award/ Benefits

  • Transportation
  • Meals
  • Accommodation expenses
  • Fee

Age Limit

No Age Limit


All (No Limitation)

Application Process


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Special ICTP Postgraduate Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 20 Apr 2018
Class / Course PHD
Scholarship Type International
Awarded Amount transportation meals and accommodation expenses.
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country All
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Benefits under the ICTP Postgraduate Diploma Scholarship

  • The applicants from developing countries especially from LDCs (Least Developed Countries) are given preference for this scholarship.
  • The total number of the scholarship in every field in 10.
  • Those students who are selected for the ICTP Postgraduate Diploma Scholarship get travel expenses.
  • They also get living expenses during their whole period of the course.

Eligibility for the ICTP Postgraduate Diploma Scholarship

  • Applicants should be international students.
  • They should have done graduation in Physics, Mathematics, or related subjects from a recognized university to become eligible for the scholarship.
  • Applicants should be well-versed in the English language.

How to Apply for Special ICTP Postgraduate Scholarship

The following requirements need to be fulfilled by the student in order to apply for the Special ICTP Scholarship: -

  • Copy of Identity proof (mandatory)
  • Updated Resume/Curriculum Vitae consisting of all previous experience (mandatory)
  • The thesis of research activity conducted before applying for PhD (mandatory)
  • University Qualifications: self-certification of the examinations and relevant scores of second-cycle degree or single-cycle degree (for Italian graduates); International Citizens need to attach Master diploma/certificate or equivalent qualification giving access to the Doctoral Programme + Transcript of Records including examinations and scores obtained.
  • Letter of Purpose/ Motivation Letter: including a description of a possible project in one of the research lines of the Doctoral Programme.

Terms and Conditions

Academic qualification required:-

  • “Lauree vecchio ordinamento” awarded in Italy – All
  • “Lauree specialistiche” awarded in Italy – All
  • “Lauree magistrali” awarded in Italy – All
  • Selection Criteria: Qualifications + oral examination/interview (Maximum final score: 100 – minimum final score required for eligibility 70)
  • Qualifications:  (maximum final score 70 – minimum final score required 50)
      • curriculum vitae et studiorum maximum score – 20
      • thesis abstract maximum score- 20
      • exams maximum score- 10
      • motivation letter maximum score- 20
  • Oral examination/interview: maximum score 30 – minimum score required 20
  • Assessment of Qualification:  3 July 2018
  • Oral examination/Interview: 23 July 2018 at 09:00 a.m. (Italian time), University of Trieste Department of Mathematics and Geosciences (DMG) – building “H2bis” - room 334 - 3rd floor - via Valerio 12/1 – Trieste
  • Language(s) of the Interview: English
  • Upon request of the candidates, the interview may be carried out by video conference. Any candidates, who had not requested a video conference interview at the time of the application, can submit the request for video conferencing by sending an email to [email protected] up to four working days before the date of the interview, stating the grounds for their request.
  • Video Conference Interviews:  The University of Trieste on 23rd July 2018 at 09:00 a.m. (Italian time), 3rd floor, room 334, building “H2bis”, via Valerio 12/1 - DMG – TRIESTE.