International students who desire to study in Germany, never get it wrong. Study shows that Germany, is the third most popular destination among international students in the world. More than twelve percent of students at German universities come from abroad – just like you. Germany is an attractive place to study and German university degrees are highly respected by employers worldwide. Bayer Foundations through its International Fellowship Program offers the Carl Duisberg Scholarship for students and young professionals in the fields of medicine and public health.
Bayer AG is a German multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company founded in Barmen (today a part of Wuppertal), Germany in 1863. It is headquartered in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
The Carl Duisberg Scholarship, as a part of the Bayer Fellowship Program, is only for German and international students or young professionals in the fields of human and veterinary medicine, medical science, medical engineering, public health and health economics. It is open to international students who would like to study, research or complete an internship in Germany, or to Germans with up to two years of work experience to do a study project or gain practical work experience outside Germany.
In general, the Bayer Fellowship Programs target students and apprentices in scientific and medical disciplines so as to support the next generation of researchers and teachers as they engage in “Science for a Better Life”. See also the Bayer Fellowship Programs for Africans.
The Carl Duisberg Scholarship is open to students of:
- Human medicine
- Veterinary medicine
- Medical sciences, medical engineering and
- Public health
Applicants should demonstrate a pioneering spirit for medical excellence, clinical progress or public health, above-average study grades, a high level of motivation and a compelling individual project idea.
The scholarship can be used for clinical training, internship as a visiting physician, laboratory research, clinical studies or PhD projects.
Note: Scholarships are granted exclusively to students from Germany wishing to study abroad, or to foreign students who are interested in a study project in Germany.
Citizens of ALL countries (INCLUDING Germany)
Fields of study
Students and young professionals in the fields of human and veterinary medicine, medical science, medical engineering, public health and health economics can apply for the Carl Duisberg Scholarship
Number of awards
The Carl Duisberg Scholarship will covers the whole duration of your program (usually between 2-12 months)
The financing generally covers the cost of living, travel expenses and project costs. Each applicant is asked to set up an individual cost schedule to be approved by the Foundation Council.
Method of Application
Application is online. Access to the Online application form is accessible during the application period (see deadline below). See also the Bayer Fellowship Programs for Africans.
The following application documents are required for the Carl Duisberg Scholarship:
- Confirmation letter from the foreign host institute/university on the planned project from September 2017 to August 2018
- A description of the project (duration of 2-12 months) with financial plan within the timeline of September 2017 to August 2018. The project can consist of special study courses, laboratory assignments, research projects, summer classes, internships, Master’s or PhD programs.
- Most recent transcripts
- Any additional documents that would enhance the application
- Job application photo (no photo of your passport, please)
It is important to read the Scholarship Call Flyer and also to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete details on how to apply to this scholarship.
Application Deadline: 18 July 2018
Open to International Applicants: