Funding

The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds – PhD Fellowship

The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) awards PhD fellowships of two to three years to outstanding junior scientists worldwide who wish to pursue an ambitious PhD project in basic biomedical research in an internationally leading laboratory. The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) awards PhD fellowships to European citizens working in Europe or overseas and to non-European citizens pursuing their PhD projects in Europe. The PhD projects must be experimental, in the field of basic biomedical research, and aimed at elucidating basic biological phenomena of human life and acquiring new scientific knowledge.

Level of study: Doctoral studies
Country: EU
Duration: 2-3 years
Research Area: Bio Medicine
Deadline: Anytime
Contact person: Oana Constantin
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Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

PhD Scholarships, Research Fellowship and Postdoctoral Scholarships offered by The Swiss Government via the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students FCS.

Objectives:  To enable selected applicants to undertake a PhD, a postdoctoral research project or just a short term research project at one of the 10 Swiss cantonal universities, the two Swiss federal institutes of technology or the Graduate Institute.

 

Level of study: Doctoral studies, Postdoctoral
Country: EU, Switzerland
Duration: <1 year, 1-3 years
Research Area: Any
Deadline: 1 December
Contact person: Oana Constantin
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NENS Exchange Grants

These exchange grants for training stays are intended for Master and PhD students. Applicants are expected to spend a period of one to three months at a NENS member school of their choice in a different European country for the purpose of methodological training. The exchange grants cover travel and accommodation costs of up to 3,000 EUR.

Level of study: Doctoral studies
Country: EU, Germany
Duration: <1 year
Research Area: neurosciences
Deadline: April/October
Contact person: Oana Constantin
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National University of Singapore Doctoral Scholarship

Scholarship for PhD studies at the National University of Singapore. The scholarship are awarded to exceptionally talented students with an aptitude for innovative, high-calibre PhD research. It covers the tuition fee for 4 years and comprises of a monthly stipend  and a generous allowance.

Level of study: Doctoral studies
Country: Singapore
Duration: 3-4 years
Research Area: Biology, Neurosciences, Bioengineering
Deadline: 15 December
Contact person: Lect. Dr. Andrei Dragomir
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KAAD Eastern European Program

The KAAD Eastern European Program supports junior scientist and post-graduates, who work on PhD and plan a scientific stay in Germany (full PhD studies and master programs are also possible, if not viable in the home country); scientists and lecturers for short scientific stays (up to six months) in Germany; scientific research stays for students in master programs (up to one semester); students who want to acquire a master’s degree or a PhD at a German university or do a post-doctoral research project (2-6 months for established university lecturers) at a German university.

Level of study: Doctoral studies, Master Studies, Postdoctoral
Country: EU, Germany
Duration: <1 year, 1 year, 1-2 years, 1-3 years, 2-3 years
Research Area: Any
Deadline: January/June
Contact person: Oana Constantin
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DAAD Study Scholarships – Master Studies

Excellently-qualified graduates who have completed a first degree (Bachelor or comparable academic degree) are eligible to apply. Participation in a postgraduate programme after a first undergraduate course of study can be funded, given the purpose of technical or scientific specialisation. For a postgraduate or Master’s degree completed in Germany between 10 and 24 months can be funded, depending on the length of the chosen study programme.

Level of study: Master Studies
Country: EU, Germany
Duration: 1-2 years
Research Area: Any
Deadline: November
Contact person: Oana Constantin
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DAAD Short Research Grants

Who can apply? Excellently-qualified doctoral candidates and scientists who have completed a Master’s degree, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor’s degree, or those who have already completed a PhD (postdocs). What can be funded? A research project at a state or state-recognised institution of higher education or a non-university research institute in Germany. Duration of the funding? One month to a maximum of six months.

Level of study: Doctoral studies, Master Studies, Postdoctoral
Country: EU, Germany
Duration: <1 year
Research Area: Any
Deadline: November/April
Contact person: Oana Constantin
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DAAD One-Year Doctoral Grants

The primary aim of this programme is to promote research projects within the context of doctoral programmes. Excellently-qualified doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists who have completed a Master’s degree are eligible to apply. A research project or course of scientific education at a state or state-recognised institution of higher education in Germany or a non-university research institute can be funded. The duration of the funding is 7 months to usually 12 months.

Level of study: Doctoral studies
Country: Germany
Duration: 1 year
Research Area: Any
Deadline: November/April
Contact person: Oana Constantin
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Boehringer Ingelheim Travel Grants

The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) travel grants are awarded for research stays of up to three months. They support junior scientists who want to learn clearly-defined methods useful for their ongoing research and their current laboratory by visiting another laboratory or by attending research-orientated courses with the practical part making up at least 50 % of the course.

Level of study: Doctoral studies, Postdoctoral
Country: EU
Duration: <1 year
Research Area: Biomedical sciences
Deadline: anytime
Contact person: Oana Constantin
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