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Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

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.


The scholarship provides a monthly stipend over the term of 2 years. In addition the scholarship supports the participation in international scientific conferences and offers personal support, seminars, communication trainings and alumni meetings.

Applicants must be:

  • a European citizens working in Europe or overseas or a non-European citizens pursuing their PhD project in Europe
  • under the age or at the age of 27
  • working on a PhD project that is experimental in the field of basic biomedical research
  • at the beginning of their PhD project and have not worked on it for more than 6 months.

The application for a PhD fellowship of the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds consists of two parts:

  1. the online application via the online application portal and
  2. two paper copies of the application including one CD to be sent by regular mail to: Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds, Schusterstr. 46-48, 55116 Mainz, Germany

Both must be submitted by one of the respective deadlines of each year (date as per postmark for the paper version): 1 February, 1 June, 1 October


The entire application - including the project proposal - must be written in English.


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