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Fulbright for Doctoral Students


FulbrightFulbright Germany supports young German scientists who carry out a four- to six-month research project at a U.S. university or scientific institution that is directly related to their academic dissertation.

The research project to be funded will contribute to strengthening academic relations between U.S. and German universities.

All information on the general conditions and application deadlines can be found online.

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Paul Ehrlich- & Ludwig Darmstaedter-Nachwuchspreis


On April 26, 2024, the call for applications for the


Paul Ehrlich & Ludwig Darmstaedter Young Scientist Award 2025.


It is awarded annually to a young scientist with a doctorate who has made outstanding research achievements in the field of biomedicine and life sciences at a research institution in Germany.


University lecturers and senior scientists at research institutions in Germany are eligible to nominate candidates. Self-applications will not be considered. The prize has become an important instrument for promoting young scientists in Germany.


This year, Dr. Johannes Karges received the prize for his discovery of how platinum-containing chemotherapeutics only accumulate in tumor tissue and can only be activated there.


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Joachim Herz Award | Add-on Fellowships for Interdisciplinary Life Science




In 2024, the Joachim Herz Stiftung would once again like to enable up to 50 scientists in the early stages of their careers to take the famous "look beyond the horizon".

 The Add-on Fellowship supports doctoral students and postdocs in the life sciences and related fields of research. 

Over a period of two years, the fellows receive up to 12,500 EUR over a period of two years, which can be used for international networking and further training in other disciplines, for hardware and software and for career development and science communication programmes. Scholarship holders with children can also apply for funding to help them combine family and career.


Applications are possible by June 4, 2024.

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