The IMPRS “From Molecules to Organisms” is an international PhD program offered jointly by the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory and the Eberhard Karls University in Tuebingen, Germany. Students highly motivated about research should have or be about to obtain an excellent University degree (at Masters or German diploma level) in the life sciences or a related discipline. The language of all lectures at the IMPRS is English. Apply for application online by 7th March 2013.
Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided in Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Structural biology, Molecular and cellular biology, Molecular genetics in plant and animal models, Developmental biology, Evolution, Natural variation, ecology and Genomics.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing doctoral level.
Scholarship Provider: Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory and the Eberhard Karls University in Tuebingen
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility: -Applicants must hold, or expect to hold, a degree in natural or computer science from a Diplom, Masters or equivalent 4-year program.
-Students current skills and knowledge should match well to those relevant to your proposed area of doctoral research.
-Students from Bachelor courses at German universities should only apply if they can demonstrate extensive research experience and outstanding grades (graduating within the top 10% of their class).
-Applicants with degrees from non-European countries must submit a GRE General Test score.
-There is no age limit.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The International students can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen will award the doctoral degree. Doctoral students benefit from regular workshops and supervising tutors at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory and the University of Tübingen. The school’s aim is to endow scientists to study complex biological processes. The program of the school is challenging and innovative because it bridges not only diverse disciplines but also spans several levels of biological organization (from molecules to organisms). The language of all lectures at the IMPRS is English.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Duration of award(s): It is applicable for 3 years.
What does it cover? -Cutting edge research projects
-Excellent research facilities
-Supporting curriculum with many optional courses.
-Financial support through a scholarship
-International environment with English as the working language.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Successful applicants will receive their invitation within 5 weeks of the application deadline.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application closing date is 7th March 2013.