Postdoctoral Scholarships of the Daimler and Benz Foundation

Who can apply?

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • postdoctoral researchers in all subjects, especially assistant professors or academics in a comparable position such as independent leaders of young research groups, are eligible to apply
  • applicants must be connected to an academic institution in Germany
  • applicants must be working on their own research project
  • applicants must be in the early phase of their postdoctoral work.

What form does funding take?

The main scholarship benefits are as follows:

  • annual grant of 20,000 euros to finance research assistants, technical equipment, research trips and conference attendance
  • duration: two years
  • scholarship holders meet regularly to exchange ideas and opinions

When is the closing date for applications?

The closing date for applications for a scholarship in the 2020 postdoctoral programme is 1 October 2019.

Terms and conditions of application

The terms and conditions of application can be found here: > Postdoctoral Scholarships