Technical University of Munich (TUM) is awarding postdoctoral mobility travel grants to postdocs from around the world. Students who have completed a PhD in one of the research fields listed on TUM Faculties, TUM Clusters of Excellence, TUM Integrative Research Centers, or TUM International School of Science and Engineering within the last 3 years at an institution other than TUM can apply. Research opportunities week is from October 26 to 30, 2015. The application deadline is April 30, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Grants are awarded across the research facilities at TUM.
Course Level: Grants are available to visit and carry out research at Technical University of Munich (TUM).
Scholarship Provider: Technical University of Munich (TUM)
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility: You may apply for a fully financed travel grant if you:
-have completed a PhD in one of the research fields listed on TUM Faculties, TUM Clusters of Excellence, TUM Integrative Research Centers, or TUM International School of Science and Engineering within the last 3 years (counting from the month of the Research Opportunities Week) at an institution other than TUM (i.e. if you have done your PhD at TUM, you are not eligible to apply)
-have submitted your PhD thesis at an institution other than TUM (for your application you will need a certificate proving this)
-are going to submit your PhD thesis within the next 12 months (for your application you will need a statement from your supervisor confirming this)
-are not currently living in Germany (applicants of German nationality or those who have previously lived in Germany are still welcome to apply, provided that they are applying from abroad).
Scholarship Open for International Students: These travel grants are open for scholars from around the world.
Scholarship Description: Experience research at Technische Universität München (TUM) up close and personal during our Research Opportunities Week (Oct. 26-30, 2015). You will have the chance to meet exceptional academics, explore the research facilities at TUM, and talk to experts in your field. Twice a year they select 50 postdocs from around the world to take part in this unique program which we finance in full through the Postdoc Mobility Travel Grant. They then offer the most promising talents a TUM University Foundation Fellowship to carry out research at TUM.
Number of award(s): Twice a year, up to 50 early career scientists from around the world will be selected.
Duration of award(s): Grant is awarded twice a year. Research Opportunities Week is from October 26 to 30, 2015.
What does it cover? Technical University of Munich (TUM) awards fully financed travel grants.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online. For your application, please be prepared to provide the following required documents in one pdf file (max 20MB) in the order below:
-Letter of Motivation (max. 1 page)
-Copy of your best paper
-Provide a copy of your best article, conference paper, or something similar.
-PhD Certificate/Proof of PhD Submission/Statement from Supervisor (that PhD will be completed within the next 12 months)
-Reference/Letter of Support
-Letter of Support from a TUM professor (optional)
Additionally, you will be asked to list at least one TUM professor with whom you would be interested in meeting in order to discuss a potential project. Please note that if you do not provide the name of at least one TUM professor, your application will not be considered. Please note that you do not need to inform the TUM professor that you are listing them in your application
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 30, 2015.