Bayer Foundations International Fellowship Programme

Bayer Foundations International Fellowship Programme

Deadline: July 18, 2016

Bayer Foundation invites applications for its fellowship/scholarship programme. 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”.

The Fellowship Program consists of five scholarship programs that offer tailored financial support. Important requirements for the support: The project to be supported must be innovative and international. 

The following fellowship/scholarship programs are currently open:

  • Otto Bayer Scholarship for life science: 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.
  • Carl Duisburg Scholarship for Medicine: Students and young professionals in the fields of human and veterinary medicine, medical science, medical engineering, public health and health economics can apply for the Carl Duisburg Scholarship.
  • Jeff Schell Scholarship for Agrosciences: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.
  • Kurt Hansen Scholarship for Biologist & Chemistry Educators: Student teachers in biology and chemistry (up to Master’s degree level) can apply for the Kurt Hansen Scholarship. Here, the focus is on study projects, internships, summer courses as well as supplemental courses of study.
  • Hermann Strenger Scholarship:Apprentices and young professionals in non-academic professions can apply for the Hermann Strenger Scholarship. Here, foreign assignments like projects, internships, supplemental courses or on-the-job assignments in the following fields are in focus:
    • Careers in healthcare,
    • Technical or scientific occupations,
    • Business administration.

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.

How to Apply

Complete the online application for any of these above listed scholarships.

The following application documents are required for the Otto Bayer Scholarship, Carl Duisberg Scholarship, Jeff Schell Scholarship and Kurt Hansen 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)

For the Hermann Strenger Scholarship, applicants must submit the following:

  • Confirmation letter from the foreign host institute/university on the planned project from September 2016 to August 2017
  • Most recent transcripts with good to excellent grades
  • A description of the project (duration of 2-12 months) with financial plan The project can consist of
  • special study courses, laboratory assignments, research projects, summer classes or internships
  • Photo (passport or job application photo)

For more information, visit Bayer Foundation Fellowships

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