The Gertrud Reemtsma Foundation awards scholarships to exceptionally qualified candidates who are starting their doctoral thesis in basic neurological research (Gertrud Reemtsma PhD Award). The award is endowed with 1600 € per month and is valid for a period of 2 years. If the doctoral thesis receives the distinction “summa cum laude”, a further 3000 € is awarded. In addition to the top academic track record the project must exhibit quality and originality.
Qualified candidates can apply for by enclosing a CV and a description of the research project including details of previous work (max. 3 pages). Furthermore 2 reference letters should be added.
Applications can be submitted every year (in German) until the deadline of April 30th to:
Office of the Gertrud Reemtsma Foundation
Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research
Gleueler Str. 50
Tel.: ++49 221 4726-336
Fax: ++49 221 4726-337