The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds awards PhD fellowships to outstanding junior scientists who wish to pursue an ambitious PhD project of approximately 3 years in basic biomedical research in an internationally leading laboratory. For further details please refer to “Who can apply?”. The peer-review-based selection process is highly competitive. Applicants should therefore be outstanding in all three selection criteria.

To promote basic research in biomedicine by providing the best young, up-and-coming scientists with comprehensive support during their PhD phase.

More than a monthly stipend
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. Read more under personal support and conditions.

Deadlines of application: 1 February, 1 June, 1 October of each year.

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds
Foundation for Basic Research in Medicine
Schusterstr. 46-48
55116 Mainz
tel. +49 (0)6131 2750 80
fax: +49 (0)6131 2750 811
[email protected]

Funding Notes

Nationality is irrelevant. European citizens are supported in Europe or overseas; non-European citizens receive support when working in Europe.

Funding Information

Application Deadline:

30 September 2018

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