CICOPS Scholarships are now being accepted for 2016. Academics and other researchers from Developing Countries who wish to carry out research in collaboration with a professor at the University of Pavia are welcome to apply.

The scholarships were designed for both junior and senior members of universities in Developing Countries or members of major research centres and international organizations with specific interests in the field of development studies.

Worth of Award

Scholarship offer includes  travel (an economy class), lodge and boarding expenses plus a stipend of 150 Euro (gross) per week.


  • Applicants must have the support of a collaborator at the University of Pavia who invites them with a formal invitation letter (applications without invitation letter won’t be taken into consideration).
  • Applicants must have at least two years of either teaching experience or activity in international organizations and institutions.
  • CICOPS scholarships are foreseen for research collaboration in the short period in order to encourage the mobility of researchers from developing countries.
  • Applicants enrolled in a Doctoral or Postgraduate Course at an Italian University are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply
To apply, please fill out the online application form, downloadable from the link to the right.

Deadline: May 31st, 2015

Click here for more details (pdf)

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