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Two Bayer Science & Education Foundation Scholarships for International Students – Germany

Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted between June 3 and July 18, 2016.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Germany

Brief description: The Bayer Fellowship Program targets students and apprentices in scientific and medical disciplines. Its goal is to support the next generation of researchers and teachers as they engage in “Science for a Better Life”.

Eligible Fields of Studies: Two scholarships are awarded in the following scientific disciplines:

Life Sciences: Students and young professionals in the fields of biology, molecular biology, bioengineering, bioinformatics, chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals and computational life sciences can apply for the Otto Bayer Scholarship.

Agro Sciences: Students and young professionals in the fields of agro sciences, agronomy, crop sciences, green biotechnology, environmental sciences and sustainability can apply for the Jeff Schell Scholarship.

About the Award: The Fellowship Program offers tailored financial support to candidates applying for these programmes. Important requirements for the support is that the candidate’s project to be supported must be innovative and international. Scholarships are granted to students and young professionals (up to two years after graduation) from Germany wishing to realize a study or research project abroad or to foreign students/young professionals pursuing a project in Germany.

Education, research and the courage to try new approaches have been the basis for human progress since the dawn of time. Innovations that benefit humanity develop from the combination of knowledge and pioneer spirit. That is why the Bayer Foundations take a holistic approach and consider a broad range of social actors.

They encourage students to follow their curious impulses with programs for schools, universities and scientific institutions and support those who take an active role in healthcare and the community.

Offered Since: Not known

Type: Postgraduate Research

Eligibility: All applicants should have a high level of commitment, dedication and an innovative project plan. Scholarships are granted to students and young professionals (up to two years after graduation) from Germany wishing to realize a study or research project abroad or to foreign students/young professionals pursuing a project in Germany.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: The financing generally covers the cost of living, travel expenses and project costs. Each applicant is asked to set up an individual cost schedule to be approved by the Foundation Council.

Duration of Scholarship: Duration of course

How to Apply: The following application documents are required for the Otto Bayer Scholarship and the Jeff Schell Scholarship

  • Confirmation letter from host institute/university
  • A description of the project (duration of 2-12 months) with financial plan within the timeline of September 2016 to August 2017. The project can consist of
    special study courses, laboratory assignments, research projects, summer classes, internships, Master’s or PhD programs.
  • Most recent transcripts
  • Any additional documents that would enhance the application
  • Photo (passport or job application photo)

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: The Bayer Fellowship Program

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