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Doctoral Scholarship from the Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund for Natural Scientists from Developing Nations

Updated on Jun 17, 2020 929 views
Doctoral Scholarship from the Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund for Natural Scientists from Developing Nations


With support of the Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund Humboldt-Universität annually awards two scholarships to doctoral candidates in the natural science fields of Informatics/ Computer Science, Mathematics, Biology/ Biomedicine, Chemistry, Physics, Geography and Agricultural Science. The scholarships are awarded for a period of three years and commence on October, 1. The stipend awarded is 1340 Euros per month, plus materials expenses. 

Application Materials

  • A cover letter detailing the intended field of study of the doctoral program, as well as the motivation of the applicant;
  • A CV and list of publications, if applicable;
  • An exposé including a detailed work plan for the three-year scholarship period (maximum ten pages);
  • Copies of academic records and references from previous employers, with certified German translations if necessary;
  • An evaluation from the applicant's Ph.D. supervisor of the Humboldt-Universität

Application Requirements

  • Applicants must hold an academic degree and fulfil the requirements necessary for admission to a
  • doctoral programme at the appropriate HumboldtUniversität faculty. The applicant must obtain admission to a doctoral programme (Promotionszulassung) before the scholarship's starting date.
  • Very good written and spoken English as well as good German communications skills are required.
  • Applications will be considered from students of Arab countries and Turkey who credibly demonstrate their intent to return.
  • To increase the proportion of women at the university, applications from qualified women are particularly encouraged. Disabled persons will receive preference, assuming equal qualifications.

Send Applications and Questions to: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Research Service Centre Yousef Jameel Scholarship Unter den Linden 6 10099 Berlin

Application Deadline: July, 15


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