Funding Opportunities for PhD Students
Mobility Grants for PhD Students
- The Company of Biologists Travelling Fellowships: financial support (2500 GBP) for PhD students to make collaborative visits to other labs.
- DAAD Vortragsreisenprogramm: financial support for scientists to present their research at an international congress or conference; presentations that are held in other research contexts are also funded; this webpage currently only exists in German.
- eLife Early Career Researcher Travel Grant: financial support (maximum 1000 USD) for applicants having already published or are about to publish in eLife and are about to present their research on an international congress or symposium.
- EMBO Short-Term Fellowships: financial support (up to 3 months) for PhD students to stay in another lab from a list of eligible countries. The research stay can be extended to a maximum of 6 months but the additional 3 months cannot be financially supported through EMBO.
- FEBS Short-Term Fellowships: financial support (2–3 months) covering subsistence and travel costs; this fellowship is suitable for applicants with a PhD or with at least one published article as a main author in an international science journal.
- FEBS Youth Travel Fund: financial support (maximum 800 EUR) covering participation (lecture courses, practical courses and workshops), subsistence and travel costs; this fellowship is suitable for registered PhD students under the age of 35.
- Forschungsstipendien für Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden: financial support for German PhD students, and for international PhD students inscribed to a German university, who plan a research stay abroad; this website currently only exists in German.
- Springer Nature Travel Grants for Early Career Researchers: financial support (maximum 500 EUR) for early career researchers covering participation (training, workshop or conference); applicants must be enrolled in or plan to attend a specific course, workshop or training by the end of 2021.
Other Funding Opportunities
- DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE): The RISE program financially supports undergraduate students to complete a lab internship. You, as PhD student, are encouraged to make an offer for an internship project and benefit from your experience as a mentor to more junior students.
- Baltic Science Network Mobility Programme for Research Internships (BARI): The BARI program financially supports Bachelor and Master students studying at a university within the Baltic Sea Region to complete a lab internship. You, as PhD student, can make an offer for an internship project and benefit from your experience as a mentor to more junior students.