Vienna Summer School Biomedical Scholarships Austria, 2019

Vienna Summer School Biomedical Scholarships Austria: Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates and academically sound students worldwide for the Summer School’s Summer Undergraduate Fellowships at Vienna Biocenter. The scholarship is for the summer programme which would usually start on the last Friday in June running through to last Friday of August of every year.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Vienna Biocenter.

Scholarship Type: full scholarships

Scholarship level: Scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students

Slots: Scholarships will be available to 28 students, mostly undergraduate students.

Scholarship Worth: See scholarship benefits below

Subject Eligibility:  Scholarships available for biomedical and life science related courses (see details below)

Country/Candidate Eligibility: Scholarships available to students globally.


Scholarship/Sponsorship Details:

The Vienna BioCenter is a main life science area in Europe: a flourishing grounds that consolidates fundamental research organizations, colleges and biotech organizations. Four research establishments team up in making an extraordinary preparing condition, where students and junior specialists have all the essential assets to lead significant tasks: there is for all intents and purposes no investigation that is impossible at the VBC.

It is the ideal arrangement for those students who are keen on graduate study program in the field of life sciences. Every individual will be allotted a member of the faculty, with whom they will work intently. A differing scope of research ventures are accessible in: Molecular science, immunology, neuroscience, bioinformatics, stem cells, RNA science, and natural chemistry. The examination task will concentrate on a present subject in the apportioned lab. Bolstered by an individual from the research center the researcher will be required to perform tests, dissect information, produce thoughts, and examine their outcomes. Notwithstanding functional lab work the researcher will likewise partake in lab gatherings.

Successful Awardees stand to benefit the following;

  • Free student accommodation
  • Each student will be awarded a stipend of 1400 euros after tax for the nine-week programme
  • Medical insurance is included in the contract for the nine weeks
  • A free travel pass providing unlimited use of public transport within Vienna for the duration of the scholarship
  • Reimbursement of travel costs to and from Vienna
  • Numerous social events

Eligibility and Basic Requirements:

To be eligible for this summer school scholarship program, the following eligibility conditions are necessary; applicants for Vienna Summer School Biomedical Scholarships Austria, 2019 must have:

  • Completed at least 2 years of a University study (eg. 2/3 years of a Bachelor study or at least 1 year of a Master study – by 30 June)
  • Some previous research experience
  • Good academic record
  • High level of English language
  • Evidence of enrolment in a University programme for the current academic year and the next year (if possible)

Application Procedures

Interested persons are required to upload their application online to the scholarship application portal provided. All documents should be uploaded in English or German, otherwise, translation should be attached. Reference letter may not be required at this stage of application.

Application Deadline: Closed

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