Be an european citizens working in Europe or overseas, or a non-European citizen pursuing a PhD project in Europe.
Applicants should not be older than 27 years at the respective deadline.
The applicant should not have been working on his/her project for more than 6 months.
The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds awards PhD fellowships 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.
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.
The basic monthly stipend amounts to 1,550 euros. In the United Kingdom, a further 1,000 euros, in the USA and Denmark, a further 800 euros, in Australia, Israel, and Canada, a further 500 euros, in Switzerland, a further 1,700 euros, and in Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden, a further 200 euros are added as a country-related premium.
The application for a PhD fellowship of the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds consists of two parts:
The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) is a public foundation - an independent, non-profit organization for the exclusive and direct promotion of basic research in biomedicine.