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Helmholtz Zentrum München offers Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Life Sciences (f/m) 2017/0144. Helmholtz Zentrum München announces the 3rd call of its international Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Number of fellowships: up to 8 highly talented postdocs in the development of a competitive scientific profile for a successful scientific career in academic research or industry.

Fellowship value: Fully-funded

Research Areas:

  • Allergy
  • Stem Cells
  • Diabetes
  • Big-Data-Projects

Duration: 3-year

Qualifications:

  • Applications are invited from highly qualified and motivated early-career scientists of all nationalities.
  • Applicant must have received PhD degree within the last three years or who will receive their doctoral degree by the start of the program and who have not been recruited to the Center for more than 6 months.
  • Applicant must hold Doctoral or equivalent degree in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Physics, Mathematics, Veterinary or Human Medicine or related life sciences
  • Applicant must demonstrate strong interest in basic and translational research
  • Applicant must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Applicant must possess excellent English skills

Applications:

  • Applications can only be submitted online
  • All entries on the application form must be in English. Following documents must be uploaded (in English and German) as pdf files (max. size of all uploads is 4 MB):
  • CV including personal details, current position, education, interest, experience, skills (max 2 pages)
  • List of publications and presentations
  • Certificates: doctoral degree, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, diploma etc.
  • Certificate of proficiency in English (recommended for non-native speakers)
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Organization German Research Center for Environmental Health (GmbH)
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Germany
Subject areas Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Physics, Mathematics, Veterinary, Human Medicine
Fellowship amount Fully-funded
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline April 30, 2017
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Aarhus University Research Foundation is offering scholarships for PhD programme at the Graduate School of Health. The grant awarded is a scholarship to international PhD students enrolled at a non-Danish university.

Calls for AUFF grants are with the purpose of improving the internationalization of the PhD education at Health.

The Graduate School of Health is one of Denmark’s largest graduate schools and holds long-standing traditions for recruiting students from the entire health science area.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme at the Graduate School of Health.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Biomedicine, Public Health, Clinical Medicine, Dentistry and Oral Health and Department of Forensic Medicine.

Scholarship Award:

  • Recruitment of talented international candidates to the PhD program at Health: DKK 15,000 for 1-3 months as funding for a research stay at Health. The purpose of the research stay is an assessment of the candidate’s suitability for PhD studies at Health.
  • Travel grant for a research stay at Health for international PhD students: DKK 15,000 for 3-6 months as funding for a research stay at Health. The purpose of the research stay is PhD studies and project work relevant to the candidate’s PhD program.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Denmark

Eligibility: The grant awarded is a scholarship to international potential PhD students with a qualifying degree from a non-Danish university.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have master’s degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants must have a high level of English proficiency. This means that applicants are expected to have English language qualifications comparable to the English B level from the Danish upper secondary school (gymnasium). International qualifications comparable to this level are:

  • TOEFL test results of at least 560 (paper based test) or 83 (internet based test)
  • IELTS test with a minimum score of 6.5 points
  • C1 level obtained by examination from a CEFR-validated English language course

How to Apply: Please use the application form. Applications must be emailed as one PDF file to graduateschoolhealth-at-au.dk. Enrolment and scholarship

  • Project description 3-5 pages*
  • Main supervisor statement
  • Transcript of records (+Bachelor’s diploma if achieved)
  • CV
  • Motivation for applying for a Research Year and funding
  • Documentation of submitted applications for other foundations (receipts or refusals, not the application(s).)
  • (Co-supervisor statement(s))
  • (A listing of planned PhD courses you plan to participate in, during your research year)

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 17, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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The PACF MSc Scholarships, 2017 are open to Sub-Saharan Africans who wish to pursue MSc programs at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

Eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates applying for PACF MSc Scholarships, 2017 should be nationals of, residing in one of the Sub-Saharan African countries.
  • Applicants must expect to return to their home country upon completion of their MSc study at the School.
  • Two years of work experience in public health interventions and/or community-based HIV/AIDS is required.
  • Applicants must confirm that they will not be able to pay for their proposed program of study without the scholarship.
  • Applicants must accept to take up a 3-month placement with PACF during summer in their London Office.
  • The minimum English language requirements of the School must be met by the applicants.
  • Applicants of PACF MSc Scholarships, 2017 must have received an offer of admission onto one of the following programs:
    • MSc Control of Infectious Diseases
    • MSc Epidemiology
    • MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing
    • MSc Public Health
    • MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health

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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is offering two highly competitive PACF Scholarships for sub-Saharan African students. Scholarships are available to study one-year, full-time MSc programme.

The programme’s objective is to develop strategies to address in-country health gaps and accelerate country-level responses, with a particular focus on community-led interventions.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a public research university on Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London, and specialised in public health and tropical medicine and a constituent college of the University of London.

It is essential that all students should have an adequate command of the English language to benefit from studies at the School.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MSc programmes.

Study Subject: The qualifying programmes are: MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, MSc Epidemiology, MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, MSc Public Health, and MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research.

Scholarship Award: Each scholarship will cover

  • Tuition fees, including any mandatory field trip fees, and
  • Tax-free stipend (living allowance) of GBP 16,500.00, and
  • GBP 2,000.00 towards MSc project costs, and
  • A training support grant for the practical learning element of the award.

It is a condition of this funding that PACF Scholars must undertake a three-month practical element at PACF’s London office, during the period they conduct their MSc project. The purpose of this is to provide students with training, learning, and practical experience, and an opportunity to complete their MSc project, whilst undertaking their placement at PACF.

Number of Scholarships: Two highly competitive PACF Scholarships are available

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must

  • Be nationals of, and resident in, countries in sub-Saharan Africa; and
  • Intend to return to sub-Saharan Africa on completion of their MSc year at the School; and
  • Have 2 years experience working with within community-based HIV/AIDS and/or public health interventions, and
  • Confirm (by submitting an application for this scholarship) that s/he would not otherwise be able to pay for their proposed programme of study, and
  • Agree to undertaking a 3 month placement with PACF, in their London office, during the summer (whilst simultaneously undertaking their MSc project); and
  • Meet the School’s minimum English language requirements, as required for admission to study, if short-listed; and
  • Hold an offer of admission for 2017-18 for one of the following London-based MSc programmes of study: MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, MSc Epidemiology,MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, MSc Public Health and MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health.

Applicants should ensure they demonstrate outstanding experience and qualifications in their study and scholarship applications, as appropriate. Preference will be given to those candidates who show how their skills and knowledge might be applied to community HIV/AIDS interventions, and who explain how they will be effective catalysts of change in their communities, particularly with regard to community HIV/AIDS interventions, once they have completed their MSc programme of study.

Nationality: Nationals of sub-Saharan Africa are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: A student must normally satisfy the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine general entrance requirements and the additional programme specific entrance requirements as follows: The normal minimum entrance qualification for registration at the School on a Master’s programme is at least one of the following:

  • A second-class honours degree of a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, in a subject appropriate to that of the course of study to be followed
  • A registrable qualification appropriate to the course of study to be followed, in medicine, dentistry or veterinary studies

English Language Requirement: It is essential that all students should have an adequate command of the English language to benefit from studies at the School.

How to Apply: Applicants should complete both steps below by the scholarship deadline.

  • Step 1: Submit an application for an eligible 2017-18 London-based MSc programme of study, as per instructions under the ‘How to Apply’ tab on the relevant programme of study page, ensuring that all necessary supplementary documents (including references) are submitted via the Admissions portal as soon as possible to ensure that an offer of admission is held by the scholarship deadline.
  • Step 2: Submit an online scholarships application, selecting the option ‘PACF MSc Scholarships’. A completed Supplementary Questions Form for this scholarship must be uploaded as part of the Scholarship application. (This is the only document which should be uploaded on the Scholarships online application.)

Application Form

Application Deadline: The scholarship deadline is April 23, 2017.

Scholarship Link