Postdoctoral Scholarships of the Daimler and Benz Foundation

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Have you successfully completed your PhD? Are you a postdoctoral researcher, assistant professor or the leader of a young research group? Are you ready to embark on the next step of your career? Do you have your own research project and wish to apply for a scholarship to help you finance research assistants, technical equipment, research trips and conference attendance? Then apply for a postdoctoral scholarship from the Daimler and Benz Foundation. The scholarship programme is open to applicants from all disciplines.

Who can apply?

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • recently completed PhD
  • currently working on own research project
  • research work conducted at a German academic institution

What form does funding take?

The scholarship is granted for two years. The annual grant totals 20,000 euros per scholarship. The money can be used to finance research assistants, technical equipment, research trips and conference attendance. The steadily growing network of scholarship holders brings young specialists together and allows an interdisciplinary exchange.

When is the closing date for applications?

The next closing date for applications is 1 October 2016.

Terms and conditions of application

The terms and conditions of application can be found here: 
www.daimler-benz-stiftung.de