The scholarships are aimed at students and young professionals in the following disciplines: biology and molecular biology, biotechnology and bioinformatics, chemistry and biochemistry, pharmacy and computational life sciences. The Otto Bayer scholarship finances international students and young professionals with up to two years of experience who wish to study, research or do an internship in Germany. Candidates have a strong sense of commitment and motivation and submit an innovative research proposal. The programme offers tailor-made financial support which varies depending on the project. The funding is, however, generally sufficient to cover the living-, travel- and project costs.
students and young professionals with up to two years of experience from the following fields:
- biology and molecular biology
- bioprocess engineering and bioinformatics
- chemistry and biochemistry
- pharmacy and computational life sciences
Number of Scholarships
The Bayer Fellowship Programme consists of five different grants: the Otto Bayer Scholarship, the Carl Duisberg Scholarship, the Jeff Schell Scholarship, the Kurt Hansen Scholarship and the Hermann Strenger Scholarship.
two to 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.
Please find the application forms and further information on the application procedure here
The updated deadlines for application can be found here