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Bonnart Trust PhD funding for International Students in UK, 2019

Bonnart Trust PhD funding for International Students in UK, 2019

The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds is glad to announce a fully funded three-year postgraduate Bonnart Trust PhD fellowship for outstanding candidates to commence in October 2019.

The fellowship is designed for both European and non-European citizens. It provides talented young medics with an opportunity to pursue ambitious research projects in internationally renowned laboratories.



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Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds is a non-profit organization for the special and direct promotion of basic research in biomedicine. It offers various scientific courses and customized supportive programmes which are highly beneficial for academic careers.

Why at Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds? Students will learn basic biological phenomena of human life and acquiring new great scientific knowledge.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award:  1,550 Euros,  travel expenses, living costs, and many more
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: European and Non-European
  • The award can be taken in the UK
  •  Application Deadline: 1 February, 1 June, 1 October of each year
  • Language: English


  • Eligible Countries: European and non-European citizens are eligible to apply for the fellowships.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Fellowship is open to students applying in any of the School’s departments: Applied Linguistics and Communication; History, Classics and Archaeology; Geography, Environment and Development Studies; Philosophy; Politics and Psychosocial Studies.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have at least an upper second class undergraduate honours degree or equivalent and a master’s degree or equivalent.

PhD Scholarships

How to Apply

  • How to apply: To apply for the opportunity , the applicants must follow the given application process for admission and scholarship. Candidates will normally possess at least an upper second class undergraduate honours degree or equivalent and a master’s degree or equivalent.

Prospective students: General Information about applying for doctoral study at Birkbeck. You will need to complete five steps:

1. Prepare a concise research proposal that addresses one of the themes: Diversity and Belonging or Minorities and Social Justice.

  • Research proposals are encouraged which:
  • Draw connections between the proposed research topic and contemporary concerns and practical outcomes
  • Consider these themes in a European and/or UK context
  • General guidance on writing a research proposal
  • Individual departments may have specific requirements. See the departmental links below.

2. Identify the appropriate department for your research and a potential supervisor: Applied Linguistics and Communication, History, Classics and ArchaeologyGeography, Environment and Development StudiesPhilosophyPoliticsPsychosocial Studies. Discuss and develop your research proposal with your potential supervisor. This step is vital. It is important to secure input and backing from your named supervisor.

3. Apply online for the relevant MPhil/PhD programme. Use the departmental links above and click the tab: ‘Apply Now’.

4. Complete the Bonnart Trust PhD application Form and submit, together with a two-page CV, to: [email protected]

Current students: Students who are currently enrolled on MPhil/PhD degrees within the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy will only be considered for a Bonnart Trust PhD Scholarship under exceptional circumstances. Any current student wishing to apply should complete steps 1 and 5 above and e-mail, with a brief outline of their exceptional circumstances, to [email protected]

  • Supporting Documents: The applicants need to submit required documents according to the given criteria the applicant’s achievements to date grades and curriculum vitae, the scientific quality, e.g. originality and inventiveness, of the proposed PhD project, and the scientific standard of the laboratory in which the project is to be pursued.
  • Admission Requirements: For admission to study the PhD degree program, applicants must have good grades.
  • Language Requirement: All applicants must have to meet the English language requirements for the fellowship IELTS 6.5 and IELTS 5.5
  • Benefit: The fellowship will cover the basic monthly stipend amounts to 1,550 euros, living expenses, books, travel expenses, etc.

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