Mildred Scheel Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

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Mildred Scheel Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The German Cancer Aid offers postdoctoral fellowship for young physicians and scientists. Fellowships are awarded to carry out projects in the field of oncology clinically relevant basic research and clinical cancer research at prestigious institutions abroad. The term should be chosen such that the intended work program can be usefully processed. Applicants must be based in Germany and have permanent residence here and must have completed doctorate, to be eligible for the fellowship. The current dates for the submission of applications are 2nd December 2013 and 17th March 2014.
 
Study Subject (s): Fellowships are awarded to carry out projects in the field of oncology clinically relevant basic research and clinical cancer research at prestigious institutions abroad.
Course Level: Fellowships are available to young physicians and scientists for carrying out research projects.
Scholarship Provider: The German Cancer Aid
Scholarship can be taken at: Abroad
 
Eligibility: The following requirements must be met:
-Oncological respect of the project.
-Completed doctorate.
-Experience in oncology research, as demonstrated by the publication of at least a scientific paper as first author in an internationally recognized journal with Peer Re-view ‘system. ‘Case Reports’, reviews, abstracts and poster presentations or publication is-handed and unpublished manuscripts will not be accepted.
-Applicants must be based in Germany and have permanent residence here.
-Age of applicant: usually not older than 35 years (at the time of application).
-The final university or government check may not place more than 10 years.
-applied before the start of the planned research stay abroad.
-English and / or a good knowledge of the host country.
-confirmation of the reception and opportunity to work at the host institution.
-Two references from current high school teachers who do not belong to the same institution, the
-Applicant is currently active, the scientific qualifications of the applicant as well as the planned Projects.
 
Scholarship Open for International Students: Citizens of Germany can apply for these fellowships.
 
Scholarship Description: The German Cancer Aid offers postdoctoral fellowships for young physicians and scientists who want to carry out projects in the field of oncology clinically relevant basic research and clinical cancer research at prestigious institutions abroad.
 
Duration of award(s): There may be a scholarship term between three months and two years may be requested. The term should be chosen such that the intended work program can be usefully processed. The Dr. Mildred Scheel Foundation for Cancer Research is in any approval of a Mildred Scheel Scholarship assumes that the scholarship after his stay abroad to Germany back versa. An extension of the research stay of the scholarship period is also generally possible, while however, requires the consent of the Dr. Mildred Scheel Foundation for Cancer Research. A more than 2 years beyond financial support is not possible. However, successful grantees will often further funding staying offered by the host laboratory.
 
What does it cover?
-On the basis of age and the cost of living in the host country adjusted basic amount for Accommodation and incidental expenses. There are primary and foreign surcharges from the Deutsche Research Foundation and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
-If necessary. Married surcharge.
-Travel expenses for the return trip for the fellow, and – with more than 6 – Month Stay – for family members (spouse and children).
-One-time start-up grant.
-Monthly property and aid Congress.
 
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.
 
Deadline: There are four inspection rounds per year. The current dates for the submission of applications are 02 December 2013 and 17 March 2014.

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