Dr. Eduard Gubelin Research Scholarship in Switzerland 2015

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Scholarship Description:

Dr. Eduard Gubelin Research Scholarship in Switzerland 2015 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Dr. Eduard Gubelin Research scholarship for International Students, research project in the field of gemology. The scholarship is available to students and researchers at MSc, PhD or post-doctoral level. Applications are welcome from eligible individuals of any nationality. The total value of the scholarship is CHF 30,000. The granted project must start within 12 months of the announcement; the end of the project (including delivery of the final report) must be within 24 months of the announcement and 18 months of the start of the project. The last date of submission of application is 30 June 2015.

Participating Institute: The Dr. Eduard Gübelin Association for Research & Identification of Precious Stones in Switzerland.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the fields of earth sciences (mineralogy, geology, geochemistry), crystallography, chemistry, solid-state physics, material sciences, archaeology, biology, and related fields.
Degree Level: Scholarship is available to students and researchers at MSc,PhD or postdoctoral level.

Eligibility: The scholarship is available to students and researchers at MSc, PhD or post-doctoral level. The minimum requirement for applicants is a BSc degree in earth sciences, chemistry, physics, material sciences or another exact science. The successful recipient of the grant, i.e. the applicant, must be a person rather than an institution or company. However, applicants are encouraged to submit project proposals that involve collaboration with a university or other research institute. Applicants may be no more than 40 years of age. Applications are welcome from individuals of any nationality.

Eligible Nationalities: Applicants of any nationality can apply for this research scholarship.

What does it cover: The total value of the scholarship is CHF 30,000. This amount is invested each year to support the awarded project. The recipient is the applicant who submits the project; this applicant must also be the main contributor to the project and the author of the final report. Part of the scholarship is paid to the successful recipient at the beginning of the project. After deduction of costs and expenses as described below, the balance is paid following submission of the final report. The available funds are split into three areas: i) costs and expenses directly related to the project, including travel and accommodation costs, ii) costs related to the use of analytical infrastructure, equipment and personnel, as well as costs for publication and presentation of project results, and iii) cash contributions paid directly to the successful recipient. The Association is not liable for social insurance costs.

Notification: The evaluation process and selection of the winning proposal will be completed by 1 September 2015 and announcement of the winning proposal will take place during September.

Application Procedure: Applicants who meet the requirements set out in this document are invited to submit their research project proposal. Proposals must be submitted using the relevant form on the Gubelin Gem Lab website. In addition, applicants are also required to provide their curriculum vitae and details of their previous scientific achievements. Proposals must be in English, must not exceed 10,000 characters and should not include more than 10 illustrations, images, tables or photos.

Online Application

Deadline: The last date of Submission of application is 30 June 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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Degree Level:

Dr. Eduard Gubelin Research Scholarship in Switzerland 2015 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.


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