Doctoral Scholarship Programs 2018, Germany


April 10, 2018

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Doctoral Scholarships 2018

The Collaborative Research Centre 958 (SFB 958) "Scaffolding of Membranes - Molecular Mechanisms and Cellular Functions" with the integrated Research Training Group (integriertes Graduiertenkolleg; MGK) funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) offers several Doctoral scholarships (stipends/ fellowships) on interdisciplinary research projects in the fields of cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, structural biology and optical (bio)physics. programmes

Terms of Grant

The scholarships will be awarded for one year (12 months) starting latest on July 1st, 2018. After this initial year, the funding for the doctorate will come from the supervising PI. Doctoral fellows will receive a stipend of € 1.365 per month. An additional allowance of € 103 per month will also be paid. A child care allowance may be granted if applicable.


Applicants are asked to submit:

  • a cover letter referring to the scholarship project/s applied for (one or more projects according to their preferences)
  • a motivation, why the project/s is/are selected by the applicant, should be given in the cover letter.
  • curriculum vitae
  • copies of their qualifying academic certifications
  • two letters of recommendation from academic teachers

Applicants should have gained a top place in their graduating classes and hold a master’s degree or equivalent in natural science. Candidates have to meet the requirements which would qualify them for entry to a doctoral programme at the respective institute. Students will be chosen on the basis of their previous grades and academic references. Applicants should also have a solid proficiency in the English language (at least level B2).

The SFB 958 encourages, in particular, women as well as disabled persons to apply for the fellowships.

Applications should be addressed only via email to the coordinator of the integrated Research Training Group:

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Eligible Countries
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Publish Date
March 21, 2018
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