Study Subject(s):Study subject is Geoinformatics.
Course Level:This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree.
Scholarship Provider: The scholarships are granted within the “Graduate School Scholarship Program” (GSSP) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Scholarship can be taken at:Germany
-Applicants of non-German nationality
-Not living in Germany for more than fifteen months (reference date: February 1, 2013)
-Having finished Masters studies less than 3 years ago (in case of not yet having completed the Masters program, applying with a transcript of records with attended courses so far, the diploma must be provided before the start of the scholarship program)
-We particularly encourage applicants from developing and emerging countries.
Scholarship Open for International Students:Non-German student’s especially applicants from developing and emerging countries can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description:The Institute for Geoinformatics (ifgi) has been allocated two full PhD scholarships in the Graduate School for Geoinformatics. The scholarships are granted within the “Graduate School Scholarship Program” (GSSP) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Successful candidates will conduct their PhD according to the phases, milestones, and study program of the Graduate School for Geoinformatics including a 30 credit point course program and an external semester. If applicable, a German language course of 2-6 months will be funded before the start of the doctoral program.
Number of awards offered:Two Scholarships are offered.
Duration of award:The scholarships are for up to three years (up to four years for candidates from developing and emerging countries).
What does it cover?Scholarships include
-Monthly scholarship of 1.000€
-Country-dependent lump sum for travel costs
-Insurance package (health, accidents, liability)
-Research allowance of 460€ per year
If applicable, support of accommodation costs and family needs
-If applicable, a German language course of 2-6 months before the start of the doctoral program.
Selection Criteria:The selection of the candidates will follow a performance-based procedure. The allocation of doctoral candidates to research fields and supervisors will be competitive in the Institute for Geoinformatics, i.e. the best applications fill the available spots. We target national as well as international holders of a Masters degree (or equivalent) related to GI. The field of Geographic Information is interdisciplinary, so previous Bachelor studies can be in GI or any GI application area, such as geography, ecology, transportation, agriculture, forestry, energy provision, computer science, geology, etc.
How to Apply:The mode of applying is online and by post.
Scholarship Application Deadline:Applications are requested by January 5th, 2013.