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  • Tuesday, July 7, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Brief Description:

The EMBO Long-Term Fellowships are awarded for a period of up to two years and support post-doctoral research visits to laboratories throughout Europe and the world. International exchange is a key feature in the application process. EMBO Long-Term Fellowships.

Host Institution(s): European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO)

Course Level: Postdoc and PhD Fellows

Subject(s): Various research area


The stipend is a subsistence allowance and is intended to cover the cost of living in the host country. The stipend rate depends on the country being visited and might be subject to taxation. We cannot advise on respective national tax regulations and we recommend fellows to contact the relevant authorities in the host country.


· Applicants must hold a doctorate degree or equivalent at the start of the fellowship.

· Applicants who already hold a PhD degree at the time of application are eligible to apply only if they obtained their PhD degree during the two years prior to the date the application is complete.

· Applicants must have at least one first author publication accepted in or published in an international peer reviewed journal at the time of application.

· All applications must involve movement between countries (detailed information about mobility requirements is listed in guidelines).

· Applications to go to the country in which the PhD was obtained will not be considered.

· Applications to return to a laboratory where the candidate has worked in the past for more than six months, either in one or in several visits will not be considered.

· Applications for a Long-Term Fellowship to be held in the laboratory, institute or department in which the candidate worked to obtain his or her PhD, or to work again with the candidate’s supervisor, no matter where the latter is located, will not be considered.

· Candidates who have already started working in the host laboratory can apply only if they have been working in the host laboratory for less than six months at the time the application is complete.

· Candidates can only submit one application for one project at one host laboratory at each round of selection.

Deadline: There are NO APPLICATION DEADLINES for EMBO Long-Term Fellowships.

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply,

Official Scholarship Website:

  • Monday, July 6, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Brief Description:

EMBL is Europe’s flagship research laboratory for the life sciences, performing research in molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. Its 1753 employees, Postdoc and PhD fellows work from six sites: Barcelona, Cambridge, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Grenoble and Rome. EMBL’s mission includes offering vital services in training scientists, students and visitors at all levels; developing new instruments and methods in the life sciences; promoting technology transfer and integrating European life science research.

Host Institution(s): EMBL – European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany

Course Level: Postdoc and PhD Fellows

Subject(s): Mathematics, physics, quantitative biology, and related fields


· A Ph.D. or equivalent qualification in quantitative sciences (mathematics, physics, quantitative biology, and related fields).

· You are interested in data science, statistics, scientific computing, and cancer. You are able to assess, adapt, or further develop computational methods and wish to make or contribute to biological discoveries.

· You are interested in interdisciplinary science, enjoy collaborative work, and like to communicate concepts and results to other scientists in different fields of research. You are excited by pushing science forward with your own ideas.

Job/Position Description:

· You will be part of the Huber group at EMBL Heidelberg and participate in the SMART-CARE project.

· The primary goal of the position is to evaluate proteomic, metabolomic and other ‘omic data types in terms of their ability to explain patient and disease heterogeneity, and to predict tumor recurrence and treatment response.

· You will have the opportunity to shape your own research profile by pursuing research in method development and collaborative analysis of novel datasets.

· Contract Duration: 3 + 3 years. Funding is available for 6 years

Deadline: 19 July 2020

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply,

Official Scholarship Website:

Postdoc Position in EMBL – European Molecular Biology Labor

  • Monday, July 6, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Brief Description:

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation Scholarship is open to qualified international candidates pursuing their first degree, whether in Master’s or PhD at a state or state-recognized higher-education institution in Germany, Switzerland or within the European Union. The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom is a foundation in the Federal Republic of Germany devoted to the promotion of liberal principles and to political education. The goal of the foundation is to advance the principles of freedom and dignity for all people in all areas of society, both in Germany and abroad.

Host Institution(s):        German, Swiss and other EU state or state-recognized universities and technical colleges

Course Level:                     Masters/PhD Degree

Subject(s):                          Full-time Masters and PhD degrees in any subject, except for the following: second degrees; LL.M, MBA; part-time degrees; bachelor’s degree for non-European applicants; doctorate studies in dentistry and medicine; postdoctoral programs; projects and separate stays abroad.

Grants:                                 Masters: The scholarship’s worth is up to € 850 per month. In addition, there is a contribution to health insurance. The Foundation also offers non-material support for projects, events and initiatives. The minimum funding period is 2 semesters. The scholarships do not have to be paid back. Funding is initially granted for 1 year. Extensions up to the end of the course can be granted on request. Study and research stays and internships abroad are not funded.

Doctoral: The scholarship for the doctorate is up to € 1200 per month.

Eligibility:                      Applicants must have the following qualities:

• Talent: Candidates should have excellent academic or scientific records in their subject areas and well-rounded interests within school or university and beyond.
• Personal requirements: Candidates are reliable, highly motivated personalities, who can make decisions and take responsibility in the tradition of the German liberal party and ready to actively contribute to the further development of the social, political, cultural and economic life.
• Social and political engagement: Candidates should have an awareness of and commitment to social and political issues, which is manifested in participation in higher-education institutions, engagement in a liberal political party or organizations, associations and initiatives.

Deadline:                31 Oct 2020/30 April 2021 (Annual)

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply,

Official ScholarshipWebsite:


   SEARCHED BY: Ghazanfar Ali                                                                        

  • Friday, June 26, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Brief Description:

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a political foundation, inspired by Christian democratic values, committed to fostering democracy and the rule of law, to implementing social and market-economic structures and to promoting human rights in Europe and worldwide. In line with these principles, Foundation awards scholarships to international master students and graduates in order to enable study and research at universities in Germany. This way, we actively promote intercultural dialogues, the formation of international networks as well as the internationalization of universities and science.

Host Institution(s): German Universities – Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)

Course Level: Masters/PhD Degree

Subject(s): All available research area

Grants: Scholarship covers:

· Graduates (master or postgraduate students) receive a monthly scholarship of € 850 ( € 861 as of August 1, 2020).

· The standard funding period is two years. After having obtained unconditional admission to doctoral studies at a German university, P-students receive a monthly scholarship of € 1.200.

· The standard funding period for PhD scholars is three years. We also fund research stays in Germany for the minimum of three semesters.


· have a university degree, as we do not provide support for bachelor studies,

· prove above average academic performance,

· be no older that 30 when applying,

· have good knowledge of the German language (B2-level),

· be actively engaged in voluntary work,

· plan to study a minimum of three semesters at a university in Germany,

· possess a broad general education and distinct interest in political issues,

· have a positive attitude towards democracy and human rights,

· be open to develop their personal points of view and practice tolerance,

· be highly motivated and able to convince us of their goals in life.

Deadline: 15 July 2020

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply,

Official Scholarship Website:

  • Thursday, June 18, 2020

  • CUI

  • Muhammad Waqas Altaf


Queen Elizabeth Scholarships announce that applications are now open for the second round of the 2020-21 Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships!

Nine QECS are available to study in; Namibia, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, South Pacific and Sri Lanka. This year, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic we are also introducing distance learning scholarships such as an award hosted by Fiji National University.

Further details of the scholarships, including eligibility, host universities and details on how to apply, are available on the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships website:

There is also an electronic copy of the QECS apply leaflet for you to share with your networks.

If you would like to promote these opportunities via social media, please take a look at our social media guidance.

Applications close on 9th July 4PM (UTC+1) – please share these scholarships with your students!

Thank you for your help with marketing the 2020-21 application cycles for QECS.