ICTP Full Scholarship 2018/2019 for Masters in High Performance Computing

International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) is now accepting scholarship applications from candidates from Developing Countries for its 2018/2019 Masters in High Performance Computing (MHPC) programme.

International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)


The Master in High Performance Computing (MHPC) programme, coordinated by ICTP and the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA).

The Masters Degree in High Performance Computing is a cutting edge program designed to prepare students for the rapidly growing field of high performance computing. Set in the stimulating research environment of ICTP and SISSA, the programme combines lectures with hands-on and applied projects to prepare future HPC specialists for academia and industry.

MHPC coursework is driven by challenging scientific and technical problems that require an HPC approach. Lectures are provided by ICTP and SISSA staff and highly recognized international experts. Both institutes have long histories and experience in developing and applying scientific and research computation models.

Students who successfully complete the program will be able to address problems requiring advanced computational techniques in multiple domains, and communicate HPC technological issues in all scientific and industrial environments.

ICTP Scholarship Eligibility.

  • Only available for candidates from Developing Countries.
  • The ideal student for the MHPC has a strong interest in information technology problems driven by scientific research or industrial needs. 
  • An academic Master Degree is required, although equivalent work experience may also be considered. Work experience will be evaluated during the admissions interview.
  • No prior HPC knowledge is assumed, but candidates should have some experience in programming and a competence in one of the following languages: C, C++, Fortran.
  • A sound knowledge of Linux operating system is also needed.
  • A knowledge of Python language is assumed at the level of the first 39 exercises of the learn python the hard way

ICTP Scholarship Benefits.

ICTP offers fellowships to candidates coming from Developing Countries:

  • it covers the MHPC tuition fee,
  • cost-of-living expenses and
  • a return ticket from the origin country.

How to Apply for ICTP Scholarship.

Apply Here Official Link

Applications will be reviewed by the MHPC selection committee. Students will be selected based on information provided in their CVs, application forms, and recommendation letters. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by phone, video conference or in person.  

Questions? Write at info@mhpc.it

DEADLINE: April 20, 2018.


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