ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Science calls applications for the 2020 Student Research Fellowships. The fellowship is the opportunity students to accomplish Final Degree Projects / Masters’ Theses or to participate in a research stay, fostering the students’ education and research training. The program aims at early exposure to frontier science and research, as well as at the early support of outstanding students to experience first-hand the excitement and challenges posed by research projects within the variety of research topics active at ICFO.
ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences is a research center that works on science and technology of light.
Moreover, participants will do research on the following topics during ICFO Student Research Fellowships 2020
Students will participate in ICFO’s rich scientific life as well as be benefited from the experience of ICFO researchers, cutting edge facilities, industrial projects, the institute’s stimulating and interdisciplinary environment. In addition to that, they will receive high-level training as well as extensive admin and tech support. Furthermore, they will collaborate with scientists on research assignments tailored from available projects at ICFO, and will also acquire skills for communicating their research results.
For students living in Catalunya, the ICFO Student Research Fellowships includes a stipend of 300 euros monthly gross. Similarly, for students that do not live in Catalunya, the fellowship includes a stipend of 600 euros monthly gross, for full-time dedication. The fellowship also includes travel expenses.
Candidates must have enrollment in an undergraduate or master’s program during the period of the internship at ICFO. Candidates pursuing study in Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology preferred but ICFO encourages application from other candidates as well. Moreover, the selection of Fellows is based on merit and potential, measured in terms of academic records and personal achievements. Proactive attitudes, participation in community activities, and capacity for team-work are also taken into account.