International Fellowship Program

Promoting Talents Across Borders

The Bayer Fellowship Program targets students and apprentices in scientific and medical disciplines. Its goal is to support the next generation of researchers and teachers as they engage in “Science for a Better Life”.

The Fellowship Program consists of five scholarship programs that offer tailored financial support. Important requirements for the support: The project to be supported must be innovative and international. Scholarships are granted to students and young professionals (up to two years after graduation) from Germany wishing to realize a study or research project abroad or to foreign students/young professionals pursuing a project in Germany.

The next round of applications must be submitted between June 1 and July 18, 2017. Here you can view the application form in advance.

Otto-Bayer-Stipendium

Life Sciences:

Students and young professionals in the fields of biology, molecular biology, bioengineering, bioinformatics, chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals and computational life sciences can apply for the Otto Bayer Scholarship.


Carl-Duisberg-Stipendium

Medicine:


Students and young professionals in the fields of human and veterinary medicine, medical science, medical engineering, public health and health economics can apply for the Carl Duisberg Scholarship.



Jeff-Schell-Stipendium

Agro Sciences:


Students and young professionals in the fields of agro sciences, digital farming, agronomy, crop sciences, green biotechnology, environmental sciences and sustainability can apply for the Jeff Schell Scholarship.



Kurt-Hansen-Stipendium

Biology and Chemistry Educators:


Student teachers in biology and chemistry (up to Master's degree level) can apply for the Kurt Hansen Scholarship. Here, the focus is on study projects, internships, summer courses as well as supplemental courses of study.



Hermann-Strenger-Stipendium: Sarah Zipse und Sebnem Aykut arbeiten mit einem Baby

Apprentices:


Apprentices and young professionals in non-academic professions can apply for the Hermann Strenger Scholarship. Here, foreign assignments like projects, internships, supplemental courses or on-the-job assignments in the following fields are in focus:

  • Careers in healthcare
  • Technical or scientific occupations
  • Business administration

Talents for Africa

“Talents for Africa” :

The program “Talents for Africa” is aimed at German students and young professionals with up to two years of work experience who would like to do a study project or gain practical work experience in Africa. It is also open to students in Africa who would like to study, research or complete an internship in Germany. Students and young professionals with credentials in the subjects listed above can apply.