Joachim Herz Stiftung, is now welcoming applications for the Fellowships for Interdisciplinary Life Science.
The aim of this program is to support the interdisciplinary work of young scientists, whether male or female, and give them a greater insight into their disciplines.
The program is open for Doctoral candidates and Postdocs, who are interested in further training, in related disciplines to attend conferences, finance research stays, or undertake professional training, needed in order to gain new insights into relevant research methods.
About The Awarding Institution
The Joachim Herz Foundation is a German non-profit foundation, under Civil Law. It is based in Hamburg, and is involved Regionally, Nationally and Internationally.
It focuses on operational projects in the three program areas of personal development, science and economics. It also supports small, innovative third-party projects, in these three areas.
The Joachim Herz Foundation has also been supporting research projects in the fields of Medicine and Law since 2017.
Why You Should Be Associated With The Joachim Herz Stiftung Team
The foundation is predominantly operational, which includes cooperation with other foundations and partners, from the Educational and Scientific fields.
In its work, the foundation is independent of party political, state and religious interests. According to the entrepreneurial spirit of the founder, their work is determined by principles, such as competition, quality and efficiency.
The Foundation believes that young people should be able to shape their lives Independently, and thus contribute to an efficient and tolerant society, regardless of their origin or social status.
The Foundation is known to support the Education of both Adolescents, and young Adults, dedicated to promoting Education, Science, and Research in Natural Science, alongside Economics and Business Administration, as well as in the field of personal growth.
Fellowships For Interdisciplinary Life Science
Awarding Institution: Joachim Herz Stiftung
Course Level of Study: PhD and Postdoc program
Award: € 12.500
Access Mode: Online (Application process is carried out online)
Number of Awards: 30
Required Nationality: International
Deadline for the Application: June 7, 2020
What Determines Eligibility?
All International researchers are eligible to apply for the program.
Eligible Course of Study: The program is available to candidates, going for PhD and Postdoc program in Interdisciplinary Life Science.
Interested applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Applicants may transit from being a Graduate student to a Postdoc student, in the course of their Fellowship.
- The target group for the add-on Fellowships, are young scientists, conducting interdisciplinary research in the life sciences.
- Applicants must ensure that any additional funding, is permissible in accordance with the rules applicable to their basic financing.
How To Apply For The Fellowships For Interdisciplinary Life Science
In order to apply for the grant, applicants need to send all the required documents and an application, in German or English via the web application system.
Required Documents: Interested candidates must be ready to submit a letter of motivation, description of research (max. one page), CV, Copies of the study diploma/transcript of records and possibly a doctoral certificate, supporting letter of supervisor/group leader (stating her / his support and the need for fostering the applicant’s interdisciplinary skills).
For receiving an admission at the University, the applicant must have to hold all the certificates of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies, and the Research experience.
Applicants whose first language is not English, are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at a higher level.
Benefits Of The Award
Researchers will receive a maximum amount of €12.500 per person, to be spent over a period of two years.
For fellows with children, additional funds are available to cover specific costs, e.g. related to childcare.