International Fellowship Program - Promoting Talents Across Borders

Bayer Science & Education Foundation

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Jul 14, 2020

Applicant type: Graduate Student Undergraduate Student Working Professional

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Germany

Location of residency: Preferred: Germany Other eligible locations: Anywhere in the world

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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.

Scholarship Programs

Life Sciences - Otto Bayer Scholarship

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.

Medicine - Carl Duisburg Scholarship

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 Duisburg Scholarship. 

Agro Sciences - Jeff Schell Scholarship

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.

Biology and Chemistry Educators - Kurt Hansen Scholarship

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.

Apprentices - Hermann Strenger Scholarship

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

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Applicants should be students or young professionals  (up to two years after graduation).
  • All applicants should have a high level of commitment, dedication and an innovative project plan.
  • Scholarships are granted to students and young professionals from Germany wishing to realize a study or research project abroad or to foreign students/young professionals pursuing a project in Germany.