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Graduate School of Life Sciences,Germany ,PhD Fellowships for International Students,2015

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The Graduate School of Life Sciences offers multiple PhD fellowships. Fellowships are open for International Students. These fellowships include a stipend for a three year period as well as a small budget for travel costs, consumables and similar expenses. The application deadline is 26th September 2014.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are provided within Graduate School of Life Sciences.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Graduate School of Life Sciences, University of Würzburg
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility:

-passion for research and practical experience in this area
-a clear understanding of what you want to work on
-an excellent university degree obtained within the last two years, usually an M.Sc. or German Diploma; if graduation is expected by January 2015 you are welcome to apply; exceptional candidates holding an Honours B.Sc. may join after a qualification period
-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.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these fellowships.

Scholarship Description: The Graduate School of Life Sciences offers several  PhD fellowships each year. These fellowships include a stipend for a three year period as well as a small budget for travel costs, consumables and similar expenses. The application process for the GSLS Fellowships is two tiered, starting with a screening of all applications submitted followed by interviews (either personal or through video chat, depending on the location of the applicant).

Number of scholarships: The Graduate School of Life Sciences offers multiple PhD fellowships each year.

Duration of scholarships: These fellowships include a stipend for a period of three years.

What does it cover:
-an international (working language English) and widely visible research environment
-three years of tax-free personal fellowship (1468 EUR/month)
-your own research grant covering research expenses of your PhD project and travel money to attend conferences (5000 EUR/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
-MD/PhD program for medical graduates

How to Apply: The application process for the GSLS Fellowships is two tiered, starting with a screening of all applications submitted followed by interviews (either personal or through video chat, depending on the location of the applicant).

Scholarship Application Deadline: 26th September 2014:

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