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GSLS Fellowship, University of Würzburg, Germany 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open23-Sep-2016
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Award5000 euro p.a, travel costs, consumables, mentor, training, etc
EligibilityResearch scholars
Scholarship provider contact details

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Graduate School of Life Sciences
Josef-Schneider-Str. 2 / D15
97080 W�rzburg

For enquiries concerning doctoral researchers� registration
George Leigh
Room D15.00.033
Phone: +49 (0)931 31-80006
Fax: +49 (0)931 31-814740

What is GSLS Fellowship, University of Würzburg, Germany 2017?

University of Würzburg, Germany offers multiple fellowships for PhD fellow for three years. GSLS Fellowship includes financial support as well as a budget for travel costs, consumables and similar expenses. The application process for the GSLS Fellowships consists of two stages, starting with a screening of all applications submitted followed by interviews (either personal or through video chat, depending on the location of the applicant).

Fellow will get the following benefits:

  • your own research grant covering research expenses of your PhD project and travel money to attend conferences (5000 EUR/year) granted for at least one year
  • the freedom to choose your lab, project and mentors - provided that there is mutual agreement - in one of the sections of the GSLS
  • continuous supervision and mentoring by a thesis committee of three principal investigators (including a special mentoring program for female doctoral researchers)
  • a strong network of peers
  • advanced scientific and professional skills training

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • passion for and practical experience in research
  • a clear understanding of what you want to work on
  • an excellent university degree obtained in a life sciences subject within the last two years, usually an M.Sc. or Diploma; if graduation is expected by January 2017 at the latest you may apply
  • proven excellent oral and written English proficiency (this will also be assessed during interview) and willingness to learn basic German (training provided)
  • eagerness to work in an interdisciplinary and international environment

How can you apply ?

Application can be done online only.

Terms and Conditions


  • Late July 2016: Application for the next round of fellowships opens
  • 23rd September 2016: Deadline for applications. Screening begins.
  • Late October 2016: Invitations for the interview stage are sent out
  • 30th November - 2nd December 2016 Video interviews for international applicants
  • 5-6th December 2016: Live interviews for applicants who can join us at the University of Würzburg
  • 1st January - 30th June 2017: Fellows join the GSLS and begin to pursue their PhD project

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