Postgraduate funding

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellowships

Eligibility criteria

  • Open to residents of the following countries
    All Nationalities
  • For further details please refer to their “Who can apply?” webpage.
  • Applicable subjects
    Biophysics, Biomedical research, Biomedical and health sciences, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry

Application details

Applications may be submitted
01-Aug-2019 until 01-Oct-2020

Information about the funding
The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds awards PhD fellowships to outstanding junior scientists who wish to pursue an ambitious PhD project of approximately 3 years in basic biomedical research in an internationally leading laboratory.

To promote basic research in biomedicine by providing the best young, up-and-coming scientists with comprehensive support during their PhD phase.

Information about the application
The peer-review-based selection process is highly competitive. Applicants should therefore be outstanding in all three selection criteria.

Specified use
The fellowship comprises a competitive monthly stipend which is initially granted for 2 years and which can be extended for up to another 12 months. Participation at international scientific conferences is also supported. In addition, fellowship holders are offered personal support, seminars to discuss their projects, communication training and alumni meetings, and thus can become part of a worldwide network.

Application procedure

Timing and selection
Deadlines of application: 1 February, 1 June, 1 October of each year.

Pre-selection takes place about 4 weeks after the respective deadline, and the final selection approximately 5 months after the respective deadline.

For full details and an application form, please visit The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds website

Contact details

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds
46-48, 55116 Mainz

Funding provider
Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

Please note the database is updated regularly but is a guide only and not a guarantee of funding nor an exhaustive list of all funding available.

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