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External Award: Gran Sasso Science Institute PhD Scholarships

July 15, 2016
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The Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) is an international PhD school and a center for research and higher education. The GSSI aims to create a new center of scientific excellence in L’Aquila fostering the skills and highly specialized structures already present in the area, such as the Gran Sasso National Laboratories of the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) and the University of L'Aquila, facilitating the attraction of high-level resources in the fields of natural and social sciences.

GSSI offers post-graduate training to obtain doctoral degrees in the following fields: Astroparticle Physics; Mathematics in Natural, Social, and Life Sciences; Computer Science; and Urban Studies and Regional Science. 

Ten fully-funded PhD placements (covering three years of full-time study) are available in each of these four fields with studies beginning on November 1, 2017. As part of the scholarship students will have:

  • Tuition fees waived
  • Free accomodation at the GSSI facilities or a financial substitute of €350/month
  • Freen luncheon vouchers (limit to 1 per day on working days only)
  • Insurance coverage against accident or injury

To apply applicants must submit:

  • A copy of their University title certificate
  • Academic transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A copy of a valid Identity Document (ID) signed and dated

Applications are due online no later than May 31, at 6PM CEST. To apply please visit the GSSI website.

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