Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellowship 2019

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Last updated on: 05-Feb-2020
EligibilityPhD applicants
AwardMonthly allowance of EUR 1,550 and other benefits

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About the Program

The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds invites applications for PhD Fellowship 2019 from European and non-European candidates. The fellowship is for outstanding junior scientists who want to pursue biomedical research and attain a PhD. The selected scholars have the opportunity to win a monthly allowance of EUR 1,550 and other benefits.

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellowship 2019 DeadlineClosed

    The following applicants are eligible to apply for the scholarship: 

    • Should be applying for a PhD 
    • Should not have attained the last qualification more than 8 years ago 
    • Should not have been working on his/her project for more than 6 months

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    The PhD fellowships will be granted for 24 months which can be extended once for a maximum of 12 months. The selected fellows will receive the following benefits:

    • Monthly allowance of EUR 1,550
    • Country related adjustment of living allowance of up to EUR 1,700
    • Research related expense allowance (e.g. books, travel expenses, etc.) of EUR 150 per month
    • A spouse allowance of EUR 200
    • Child allowance of EUR 200 per child and/or childcare allowance of up to EUR 500 depending on the personal situation
    • In addition, fellowship holders can apply for travel allowances to present their research projects at international scientific conferences, to participate in methods courses, or to perform research in cooperating laboratories.

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    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps to apply: 

    Step 1: Register at the online application portal to access the application form.
    Step 2: Log in with the respective credentials and activate the candidate account.
    Step 3: Fill in the application form with the required details.
    Step 4: Attach the necessary document along with the application.
    Step 5: Submit the application.

Selection Criteria

The applications are assessed and evaluated by the scientists in the Board of Trustees and the external peer reviewer based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant's achievements to date (grades and curriculum vitae)
  • Scientific quality, e.g. originality and inventiveness, of the proposed PhD project
  • Scientific standard of the laboratory in which the project is to be pursued
Terms and Conditions
  • Studies on the course of diseases or the treatment of symptoms and botanical and prokaryotic investigations unless they are of general biological importance are not eligible for the fellowship program.
  • If the fellow begins to work on his/her PhD before taking up the fellowship, that period will be deducted from the maximum extension period. 
  • In the event of illness, BIF usually continues payments for 2 months, after which time assistance would cease.
  • The institute does not intervene in the work of fellows.
  • The fellows are obligated to make the proper use of allocated funds while adhering to the rules of good scientific practice.
  • The fellowships are usually exempted from tax in Germany.

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