FEBS Summer Fellowships 2019

FEBS Summer Fellowships are awarded to young promising students in a FEBS country wishing to gain practical scientific experience in an institution located in another country within the FEBS area.

This fellowship call closed at 5.00pm on Monday 1st April 2019. If you have a user account registered with this fellowship call, please go to the My Account page to view your data.

Fellowship Call Details

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be engaged as master or PhD students in laboratory research and must not have yet submitted a doctoral thesis.
  • Fellowships are not awarded for attendance at courses, symposia, meetings or congresses.
  • In order to be eligible to apply for a Summer Fellowship, applicants need to be working in a laboratory in a FEBS country and to be seeking to work in a laboratory in a different FEBS country.
  • Applications must be aimed at furthering the science of biochemistry and molecular biology.
  • Past holders of a Summer Fellowship may not apply for another Summer Fellowship. However, past recipients of a Summer Fellowship who fulfil the requirements of a Collaborative Developmental Scholarship may apply for such a Scholarship, but this application may only be made after at least one year of completion of their Summer Fellowship.
  • Please view the Eligibility Requirements for further details. The administrator is unable to answer queries relating to your eligibility; please follow the instructions and refer to the guidelines for more detailed explanations.
  • The application as well as a referee's letter of support must be submitted online by 5.00pm on Monday 1st April 2019.

Fellowship Details

  • The Fellowship will consist of a single sum of money, the total amount of which will be determined by the FEBS Fellowships Committee, in consultation with the FEBS Treasurer. In 2019, it amounts to €3,500.
  • Applications must be completed in English.
  • The Fellowship should be used between July 1 and October 30 of the current year. Any delay will require the authorization of the Chairperson of the FEBS Fellowships Committee.
  • Within three months of completion of the Fellowship, Fellows must send electronically a short report detailing the work done while in receipt of the Fellowship to the Chairperson of the FEBS Fellowships Committee. The FEBS Fellowship should be acknowledged in any work published relating to the project funded, and two reprints of each article should be sent electronically to the Chairperson of the Fellowships Committee.
  • The author of the report judged to be the best in that year will receive a prize, which currently amounts to €500.
  • Please view the FEBS Summer Fellowships page for further information.

Application Timetable

  • Applications must be submitted through the website, and received by FEBS by 5.00pm on Monday 1st April 2019.
  • One letter of support must be submitted through the website, and received by FEBS by 5.00pm on Monday 1st April 2019. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Decisions will be communicated to the applicants no later than 30th June 2019.
  • Fellowships will commence earliest on 1st July 2019.

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