Arturo Falaschi Short-term Postdoctoral Fellowships, ICGEB

Arturo Falaschi Short-term Postdoctoral Fellowships, ICGEB

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ICGEB offers competitive Postdoctoral Fellowships in Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists who want to conduct postdoctoral research in a world-class scientific setting. The Fellowships offer a very competitive package that includes a stipend, health insurance, and other benefits. 

Offered by  ICGEB
Amount granted INR 1,32,458 as monthly stipend 
Type of scholarship  Merit-based 
Level of program Postdoctoral
Application deadline September, 30, 2024 (tentative)
International students Yes 
Official url  International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology


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What are the benefits of the Arturo Falaschi Short-term Postdoctoral Fellowships?

The Arturo Falaschi Short-term Postdoctoral Fellowships provide the following benefits to its applicants.

  • list items Monthly stipend: Euro 2,000 in Trieste (Italy), INR 1,32,485 in New Delhi (India), and ZAR 23,000 in Cape Town (South Africa).
  • list items Travel: The fellowship includes a provision for travel expenses from the participant's home country to the ICGEB lab at the start of the fellowship and a provision for return travel at the end of the fellowship.
  • list items For the duration of the fellowship, medical health insurance is provided.
  • list items Visa/stay permit application and renewal fees are reimbursed.
  • list items The ICGEB does not make financial or administrative provisions for family members of programme participants.
  • list items ICGEB New Delhi: For a nominal fee, a guest house is operated on campus for twin-share stays. ICGEB Cape Town: Fellows receive assistance with housing. Before coming, arrangements are made.
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    What is the eligibility criteria the Arturo Falaschi Short-term Postdoctoral Fellowships?

  • list items Applicants must be citizens of an ICGEB Member State. They are not eligible to apply for fellowships to be completed in their home country unless they have been employed abroad for the previous three years at the time of application.
  • list items Requirements for degrees: applicants should have completed their PhD in the life sciences within the last three years or hold a current PhD.
  • list items Preference is given to candidates below the age of 35.

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    What is the application process the Arturo Falaschi Short-term Postdoctoral Fellowships?

  • list items Creating an account in the ICGEB Service Gateway (ISG) at is the first crucial step. So you need to create an account in the first step.
  • list items After that you need to fill out the Registration form and click "Sign up" to create a new account. Please remember to check the Data Protection Policy authorization box.
  • list items Please cross-check your name and surname (they must match your passport or any other official identification document) because they will appear in all of your applications' documents (letter of award, visa supporting documents, etc.) before submitting your application.
  • list items By registering and logging in, you will be able to apply for Fellowships, CRP, Meetings, and Courses, as well as manage your applications via the top-bar menu. 
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    What are the documents required for the Arturo Falaschi Short-term Postdoctoral Fellowships?

    Please keep in mind that the following documents (pdf files) will be required to be uploaded:

  • list items Your complete curriculum vitae 
  • list items A written statement from the ICGEB Group Leader 
  • list items A valid identification document (passport or identity card). Passports should be valid for at least 12 months.
  • list items English Diploma (TOEFL, Cambridge, or equivalent). When scholastic education is completed in English, this document is not required.
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    What is the selection process for the Arturo Falaschi Short-term Postdoctoral Fellowships?

    Complete applications received by the deadline will be evaluated by the ICGEB Fellowships Selection Committee. Applicants will be notified of the outcome via e-mail as soon as possible after the application deadline. The scientific excellence of the project, the qualities of the candidate's CV, and the potential benefit to the home country are the main selection criteria.


    How can you contact the Arturo Falaschi Short-term Postdoctoral Fellowships?

    For further information, you can contact ICGEB through, 

    ICGEB Campus

    Aruna Asaf Ali Marg

    110 067 New Delhi


    Tel: +91-11-26741358/1007

    Fax: +91-11-26742316

    E-mail: [email protected]



    Frequently asked questions


    Can I apply if I am not a national of an ICGEB Member State?

    No, all the applicants must be nationals of an ICGEB Member State. 

    Where can I find a list of the ICGEB Member States?

    I have double citizenship. Am I eligible for an ICGEB fellowship?

    Yes, as long as one of your nationality belongs to an ICGEB Member State. 

    Can I apply for two fellowships through the same call?

    No, each candidate can only submit one application per call.