Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds, PhD Fellowships, International Applicants, 2014

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Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds, PhD Fellowships, International Applicants, 2014 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds offers PhD fellowships to European citizens  working in Europe or overseas and to non-European citizens pursuing their PhD  project in Europe. The fellowships are available to outstanding junior  scientists (max. age: 27 years)  who wish to pursue an ambitious PhD project of approximately 3 years in basic  biomedical research in an internationally leading laboratory. Approximately 15  fellowships are awarded at each Board meeting. Application should be submitted  till October 1, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are provided  in the field of basic biomedical research and aimed at elucidating basic  biological phenomena of human life and acquiring new scientific  knowledge. Course Level: The fellowships  are available for pursuing PhD degree level. Scholarship  Provider: The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Scholarship  can be taken at: The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds awards PhD  fellowships  in an internationally leading laboratory. A citizen of an  overseas country will pursue the PhD project in Europe.

Eligibility: The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF)  awards PhD fellowships to European citizens working in Europe or overseas, and  to non-European citizens pursuing their PhD project in Europe. Applicants should  not be older than 27 years at the respective deadline (1 February, 1 June, 1  October). The PhD project 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. For a survey of the range of  topics, please refer to FUTURA, the international journal of the foundation.  Natural scientists should have been awarded their diploma, BSc, MSc or  equivalent degree; physicians, veterinary surgeons and pharmacists should have  passed their state examinations. At the deadline, the applicant should not  have been working on his/her project for more than 6 months. The beginning of  the PhD project is considered by BIF to be: The date of the final  examination (e.g. BSc, MSc, Diploma, DEA, Licenciatura, Laurea) on the official  certificate if the applicant continues to work in the same research group;  or The month of arrival at the laboratory in which the PhD project is  pursued if the applicant changes his/her research group. In other cases,  i.e. when participating in MSc/PhD  programmes or graduate schools  without an official final examination prior to the PhD project, please contact  us. The foundation gives preference to applicants who are about to begin their  PhD work when they apply for the fellowship; preliminary results are not  expected. We do not support Applied research, such as biotechnological  and pharmaceutical development and studies on the course of diseases or the  treatment of symptoms; botanical and prokaryotic investigations  unless they are of general biological importance; education,  we can support only research. Fellowships therefore cannot be used during the  course and rotation phase of PhD  programmes, but only for the  duration of the PhD project. -Furthermore, the PhD fellowships cannot be  used to supplement inadequate funding from other institutions or earned incomes,  to bridge temporary financial difficulties or to complete investigations already  sponsored by other institutions.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International  or EU students can apply for the fellowships.

Scholarship Description: The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds  awards PhD fellowships to outstandingjunior scientists (max. age: 27 years) 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.

Number of award(s):Approximately 15  fellowships are awarded at each Board meeting.

Duration of award(s): PhD  fellowships are granted for 24 months and can be extended once for a maximum of  12 months.

What does it cover? The fellowship comprises a competitive  monthly stipend that is initially granted for 2 years and that can  be extended for up to another 12 months. Participation in  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.

Selection criteria: The scientists in the Board of  Trustees and the external peer reviewer evaluate applications according to  the following three criteria: -the applicant’s achievements to date  (grades and curriculum vitae); -the scientific quality, e.g. originality and inventiveness, of the  proposed PhD project; -the scientific standard of the laboratories in which the project is to be  pursued.

Notification: The final decision on the applications  selected in the first round is  reached approximately 5 months after the deadline.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is  online.

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadline is October 1,  2013.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds, PhD Fellowships, International Applicants, 2014 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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