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National Scholarship Programme


Rules and Guidelines

To conduct scientific research activities in national institutions and institutes, under the supervision of an eminent national scientist. The duration of each scholarship is maximum one year. The applicant is required to produce and send to his National World Federation of Scientists Delegate or Programme Representative, the following documentation for approval.

  • The official application form for a WFS National Scholarship, available from the National Delegate or Representative.
  • A short CV for the eminent supervising scientist, with full address data.
  • A full CV for the applicant, with present activities and full address data.
  • A brief description of the scope and methodology of the research to be undertaken, signed by the supervising scientist and the applicant.
  • The period of scholarship.
  • If approved, the scholarship funds would be sent to the WFS National Delegate or to the supervising scientist to be remitted monthly against receipt. The second six-month rate would be transferred after receiving brief interim progress reports from both the supervising scientist and the scholar. The final report would be due at the end of the scholarship period.
  • The scholar’s research activities must be linked to one of the 15 Planetary Emergencies as set out by the World Federation of Scientists.
  • In addition, letters of recommendation from two eminent scientists, addressed to the President of the WFS, Professor Antonino Zichichi, are to be sent to the National Representative for forwarding to headquarters.
  • All documents, including the letters of recommendation, are to be processed by the National Representative and must not be sent directly to the World Federation of Scientists.