2019 RESOLV Doctoral Scholarships For Non-German Students-Apply


Apply for the 2019 RESOLV Doctoral Scholarships For Non-German Students which aims to provide a highly stimulating, opportunity-filled environment, in order to gain and retain talented scientists from underrepresented groups, thereby instilling a gender- and diversity-sensitive culture. Successful students will be funded by DAAD for up to 4 years. Four promising doctoral students will have the opportunity to undertake their doctoral studies under the supervision of one scientist within the RESOLV consortium. Two scholarships will start in October 2019 (first call in September 2018, deadline 15th of November 2018) and the other two in October 2020 (second call in September 2019). See below for more details.

Scholarship Type:

Scholarships are available to pursue the doctoral programme.

Field Of study:

Scholarships are awarded in the field of Solvation Science.

Scholarship Benefits:

Doctoral students will be funded for up to 4 years by DAAD.

Host Country Of Scholarship:


Country Eligible For The Scholarship:

Non-German students are invited to participate.

Eligibility For The 2019 RESOLV Doctoral Scholarships For Non-German Students:

To be successful, applicant must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Applicant must be a non-German citizen
  • Applicant must be a student from an eligible institution (please visit the database of foreign secondary school qualifications on the website of the Central Office for Foreign Education: ANABIN  ; the website is in German, but by following the Instructions  you will still be able to check your qualifications)
  • Applicant must be rated at minimum 1.5 (“very good”/grade A) at the level of Master/Diploma or in case of the fast track PhD option at the level of Bachelor in chemistry, physics, biochemistry, engineering, or a related discipline
  • Applicant must have sound knowledge of Solvation Science, especially in the chosen research field
  • Applicant must possess very good language skills in at least one of the following: English and/or German (equivalent to level B2, oral and writing, certified)
  • your last final exam has taken place during the last six years at the time of the nomination (estimated March 2019)
  • Applicant must not have resided in Germany for more than fifteen months (exception for refugees) at the time of the nomination (estimated March 2019)

How To Apply For The Scholarship:

Applicant must include the following:

  •  Curriculum vitae
  • Filled application form, including: Indication of the grade of the qualifying course of studies which must be at least 1.5 (A grade) or better (Master degree or equivalent or in case of fast-track PhD option Bachelor degree)
  • An indication of the preferred research field, main supervisor and second supervisor
  • Letter of motivation defining and explaining the application for the chosen research field/supervisor (strict maximum of 500 words)
  • 1-page project outline (please get in contact with your preferred main supervisor prior to this application to develop the project outline)
  • Copies of translated certificates and transcripts of records of qualification for higher education/university entrance of your home country, all higher education/university exams (diploma/master and bachelor degree) with an indication of the final grade and explanation of the grading system
  • Proof/Certificates of language proficiency
  • Two letters of reference (please use this template) Please note that only complete applications will be considered.

Please use the application form and send applications via e-mail (one PDF file) to gss-at-rub.de or via postal mail.

Apply now.

Application Closing Date:

November 15, 2018

For more scholarship opportunities to study abroad click here: https://afrischolarships.com/category/scholarships/



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