Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds: Travel Grants
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The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds travel grants are aimed at doctoral, MD and post-doctoral students who pursue experimental projects in basic biomedical research and who wish to learn methods relevant to their current research. To this end, the grant finances the participation in practical training courses or short-term research stays in other laboratories. The Travel Grants programme is open to all Europeans and to non-Europeans working in Europe to go to institutes or courses worldwide. Non-Europeans working outside Europe can apply for stays in Europe. Travel grants are awarded for up to three months and encompass a flat-rate contribution which may cover the expenses for travel, lodging, and course fees.
- PhD students or medical students pursuing an experimental doctoral thesis in basic research in biomedicine
- Postdocs who are pursuing an experimental project in basic research in biomedicine
- Graduates who have applied for an experimental PhD project in basic research in biomedicine, but who have not yet worked with their potential PhD supervisors
At least good academic standing and depending of the type of research stay at least a BSc
Number of Scholarships
About 150 travel grants per year
Up to three months
Flat-rate sum which may cover the expenses for travel to and from the respective destination, lodging, and course fees
All application forms and further information on the application procedure are available here.
Applications are welcome at any time, but must be submitted at the latest six weeks before, but not earlier than three months prior to the planned date of departure.
Doctoral students must not have obtained their first university entrance qualification (secondary school leaving certificate, A-levels, or university entrance test) more than 11 years before the planned start of the travel grant, postdoctoral candidates no more than 13 years.
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