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Egypt - Young Talents program

Calendar

15th February 2020

Next call for application

30th September 2020

Deadline

Postponed 

Ceremony

Programme overview

Partners
  • Academy of Scientific Research & Information
Number of endowments

3 annual endowments

Amount per endowment
  • 6000 EURO PHD Student
  • 10000 EURO Post Doctorate
Requirements

A-  Postdoctoral Researchers:

Applicants must meet the following general criteria:

-          Having obtained a PhD in one of the science fields (such as biology, biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, physiology, neurosciences, bio technologies, ecology and ethology) as well as Physical Sciences (such as physics, chemistry, petroleum engineering, mathematics, engineering sciences, information sciences, Earth and Universe sciences).. Only applicants having obtained their PhD during 2014-2019 are eligible.

-          Being of Egyptian nationality.

-          Working in a Research Laboratory, Institute, or University in Egypt.

-          Candidates must be no more than 45 years old by the end of the application period.

 

B-   PhD Students: 

Applicants must meet the following general criteria:

-          Having obtained a Bachelor (B.Sc.) and a Master (M.Sc.) degrees, or equivalent, in one of the science fields (such as biology, biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, physiology, neurosciences, bio technologies, ecology and ethology) as well as Physical Sciences (such as physics, chemistry, petroleum engineering, mathematics, engineering sciences, information sciences, Earth and Universe sciences).

-          Should be full time student in PhD and having registered in the 2nd year of the PhD program, or one year before the thesis defense.

-          Being of Egyptian nationality.

-          Working in a Research Laboratory, Institute, or University in Egypt.

-          Candidates must be no more than 45 years old by the end of the application period.

Main eligibility criteria

The selection criteria of the candidate by the jury are the following:

-          Candidates must have a researcher position in one of Universities or Research Institutes in Egypt.

-          The candidate’s outstanding academic record (including number, quality and impact of the scientific publications, conference presentations, patents…).

-          The scientific quality and usefulness of the research project.

-          The innovative approach (rationale, relevance, originality, outputs, applications, etc.) and the expected outcomes of the research.

-          The ability of the candidate to communicate and promote sciences to a younger audience and to encourage young Egyptian & Arab female scientists.

-          The candidate’s career-path.

Fellowships are exclusively dedicated to the development of scientific research and can under no circumstance be a substitute to the duties of the laboratory vis-à-vis its researchers.

Fellowships are non-renewable and can be combined with other research grants.

Initial launch date
2018
Number of endowments given to date

6

Informational documents

Rules and Regulations

Egypt - Young Talents program

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