Biology, a science related with the learning of life and living organisms including their origin, evolution, structure, function, growth, distribution and taxonomy. It is a diversified field which includes subdivisions, topics and disciplines.
Biology deals with the vast subjects like Cell Biology, Microbiology, Marine Biology, Plant Biology and Biotechnology etc. It is a base of medical professions. Biology is the most dynamic and growing sector in science which is basically concerned with the natural science and the life of living organisms. Biology is now a regular subject at schools and universities around the globe and over a million papers are published yearly with a large percent of biology and medicine journals. Below is the compact listing of available scholarships for the students who want to pursue their career in biology stream.
Alison Morton Scholarship in Biology
Scholarship is available for full-time student enrolled in a BSc (Hons) or MSc in Ecology or Marine Biology. Student must have completed undergraduate study at Victoria University. Students who have held the award for their Honours/Masters Part I year may apply again for the award in their Masters Part II year. One scholarship will be offered for one year. The application deadlines are 1st October 2014 and 1st October 2015.
PhD Position for International Students
This position is open for pursuing PhD program at IMPRS for Organismal Biology in Germany. The position is funded for three years. Travel and accommodation expenses are covered by the IMPRS. All students accepted to the program will be supported by stipends or contracts. Candidates need to be fluent in written and spoken English and – unless native speakers – have to document their proficiency in English. Online application must be submitted by January 15, 2014.
PhD Scholarships in Biology
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is inviting applications for PhD position starting in September 2014. The duration of the program is on average four to five years. It is open to applicants from all over the world. In particular, female applicants are encouraged to apply. All PhD students admitted to the program will be offered employment contracts at IST Austria and will receive an internationally competitive salary with full social security coverage. The application deadline is January 15, 2014.
FEBS Long-Term Fellowships
These Fellowships are awarded for one year and may be renewed for a further year up to a maximum of 3 years. The Fellowships are awarded to support long-term visits for the purpose of scientific collaboration or advanced training. Applicants must have a PhD and be scientists with no more than six years of post-doctoral experience. Applications will close on 1st October 2014.
Excellence Master Fellowships
This fellowship is for pursuing Master’s Degree level at University of Geneva in Switzerland. International students must have good academic performance in the bachelor’s program. Selection of the fellowship is on the basis of academic excellence and documentation sent by the applicants. An English proficiency test is required. Application deadline is 15th March 2014.
Postdoctoral Assistant Position
University of Vienna is inviting applications for postdoctoral assistant position for a scientist with a PhD possessing strong expertise in Biology, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Ecosystem research and Genomics. University is also offering a creative working atmosphere, flexible working times and a suitable starting salary. Candidates must have excellent knowledge in physiology and/or bioinformatic-assisted analyses of microorganisms. The deadline for applications is 31 January 2014.
Cardiff University Scholarships
Biology Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at Cardiff University in UK. Cardiff University is offering around 100 prestigious scholarships. Each scholarship is worth £3,000. These are cash payments and are not means tested. Candidates must have achieve grades AAA at A-level (or equivalent) and satisfy all aspects of the offer. Application deadline is 31st July, 2014.
Yousef Jameel Doctoral Scholarships
Humboldt-University is offering five doctoral scholarships with support of the Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund. The scholarships are awarded for a period of three years and commence on October 1. The stipend awarded is in the amount of 1350 Euros per month, plus materials expenses. To be eligible for this scholarship, English and German skills are required. Women and disabled students are encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted till 15th July 2014.
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