PhD fellowships from the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

Are you doing a PhD in the area of basic biomedical research and would like to pursue your ambitious, experimental project in an internationally leading laboratory? Then apply for a PhD fellowship of up to three and a half years from the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds. The application process is highly competitive, and the funding – both financial and non-material – is extensive.

Who can apply?

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • an ambitious scientific PhD project in the area of basic biomedical research
  • outstanding achievements of the applicant as well as corresponding scientific quality of the PhD project and laboratory

What form does funding take?

The main scholarship benefits are as follows:

  • monthly stipend
  • additional funding for participation in international scientific conferences, practical courses, and laboratory cooperations
  • family allowances
  • personal support for fellows and alumni, tailor-made scientific seminars and communication trainings
  • extensive and lively network of fellows and alumni
  • maximum funding duration: three and a half years

When is the closing date for applications?

The deadlines for applications are 1 February, 1 June and 1 October each year.

Terms and conditions of application

The terms and conditions of application can be found here: > PhD fellowships