2019 Chaper: J.C.W. Shepherd PhD Student Prize of the Biozentrum, University of Basel
J.C.W. Shepherd PhD Student Prize of the Biozentrum, University of Basel is open for International Students . The grant permits PhD level programm(s) in the field of Molecular Sceinces educated at University of Basel . The due date of the scholarhip is November 30, 2019
The spouse of John Charles Warren Shepherd, a previous partner of Walter Gehring (see Shepherd JC et al. 1984 Nature, Shepherd JC et al. 1989 PNAS), has passed on some portion of her home to the Biozentrum, University of Basel, for the particular reason for setting up an understudy prize for logical greatness in his memory.
Degree Level: Scholarship is for PhD
Accessible Subjects: Molecular Sciences
Grant Benefits: A yearly prize will be granted to up to three PhD understudies accomplishing scholastic perfection in logical research at the Biozentrum and the capacity to depict these accomplishments in an exposition. Awardees will be chosen by the panel individuals from the Biozentrum Basel PhD Fellowships Program. The prize comprises of CHF 1’500.00 per awardee and will be given out at the Biozentrum Symposium of the next year.
Eligible Nationalities: The Scholarship is open to students from any nationality.
PhD Students can apply during their PhD thesis and up to 1 year after their thesis defines but only with a subject/work done during the PhD thesis. Students should be encouraged by their supervisor to apply.
- A written essay, of up to 500 words, about the project work and associated publication. The essay should include “Background”, “Open Question/Hypothesis”, “Achievements” and “Broder Impact” sections. The essay should contextualise the work for a broader scientific audience (i.e. other focal areas at the Biozentrum).
- A supporting statement from the PhD thesis supervisor.
- The publication in question, which has to be at least in revision at the time of application.
Deadline: 30 November, 2019