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UNOSSC/ICGEB 2021-2022 Empower Fellowship Program for Female Scientists

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) under its Youth4South initiative and the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) have partnered to offer exchange visits to early-career female scientists from the Global South.

The exchange visits of 6-months are tenable at the ICGEB laboratories in New Delhi (India) and Cape Town (South Africa) or at other institutions based in an eligible ICGEB Member State. The fellows perform research work on biotechnology and related fields, including Health (Infectious Diseases and Non-Communicable Diseases), Sustainable and Effective Agriculture, Industrial Biotechnology and Renewable Energy.

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About International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) was established as a project of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in 1983. The Organisation has three Component laboratories with over 45 ongoing research projects in Infectious and Non-communicable diseases, Medical, Industrial and Plant Biology Biotechnology in: Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa. On February 3, 1994 the ICGEB became an autonomous International Organisation and now has over 65 Member States across world r... read more


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UNOSSC/ICGB Empower Fellowship Program


Aim and Benefits of UNOSSC/ICGB Empower Fellowship Program

  • A monthly stipend of US$1,800 or equivalent.
  • The fellowship includes provision for travel expenses from the participant’s home country to the host lab at the beginning of the fellowship and a return travel provision upon completion of the fellowship.
  • Medical health insurance coverage is provided for the duration of the fellowship.
  • Visa/permit of stay application and renewal costs are reimbursed.

Requirements for UNOSSC/ICGB Empower Fellowship Program Qualification

  •  Applicants must be nationals of an eligible ICGEB Member State, although priority will be given to candidates from Least Developed Countries;
  • Applicants may not apply for fellowships to be undertaken in their country of origin unless working abroad at the time of application;
  • Pre-doc and postdoc researchers may apply, although preference will be given to scientists having already completed their PhD/Master or equivalent;
  • No age limit applies, but preference will be given to candidates below the age of 45;
  • Good working knowledge of English is mandatory for fellowships at ICGEB New Delhi and Cape Town.

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Documents Required for Application

  • Your full CV
  • Written Statement from the ICGEB Group Leader or CV of the Principal Investigator of the identified hosting laboratory
  • A valid identification document (passport or identity card)


Application Deadline

September 30, 2021


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) on isg.icgeb.org to apply

For more details,visit ICGEB website



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