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Travel Allowances to Ph.D. Students and Post-Doctoral Students (for Basic Biomedical Research Work in Europe)
The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds awards travel allowances to PhD students and post-doctoral scientists. These travel allowances are aimed at supporting young scientists in acquiring experimental qualification necessary in basic research. Vocational training or the attendance of conferences, symposia and workshops are not financed.
Travel allowances are intended to enable the recipients to visit laboratories further afield in order to study clearly-defined techniques useful for their ongoing research and the work of their research group at home. These visits may also ensure that both graduates from abroad as well as their potential supervisors are provided with the scientific and personal prerequisites before beginning a PhD thesis.
In addition, the Foundation supports participation in research-orientated courses and summer or winter schools where a selected number of participants learn clearly-defined techniques in practicals as well as in lectures and discussions.
Travel allowances are awarded for a period up to three months; extensions are not possible. PhD students should not be older than 30 years and post-doctoral scientists not over 32 years. Nationality is irrelevant. European citizens are supported in Europe and overseas; non-European citizens receive support when working in Europe.