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Bayer offers scholarships for young Germans looking to work abroad

By Silvia Castro Betancourt 0 Comments NEWS, Regional News

This article was written and published in Spanish and has been translated into English via Google Translate. Click here to read the original article.

The Bayer Science and Education Foundation is supporting students and young professionals who wish to study or work outside of their country of origin.

Bayer's scholarship program is aimed at students and apprentices in scientific and medical disciplines.

"Our goal is to support the next generation of researchers and teachers to develop their professional opportunities by committing themselves to doing 'science for a better life'," the company said in a statement.

All applicants must have a high level of commitment, dedication and an innovative project plan. Scholarships are awarded to students and young professionals (up to two years after graduation) from Germany who wish to carry out a study or research project abroad and to foreign students or young professionals who wish to carry out a project in Germany.

The Program consists of five scholarships that offer personalized financial support:

- Life sciences:
Students and young professionals in the fields of biology, molecular biology, bioengineering, bioinformatics, chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals and computer science can apply for the Otto Bayer grant.

- Medicine:
Students and young professionals in the fields of medicine, veterinary science, medical science, medical engineering, public health and health economics can apply for the Carl Duisberg scholarship.

- Agricultural Sciences:
Students and young professionals in the fields of agricultural science, digital agriculture, agronomy, crop protection, biotechnology, environmental science and agricultural sustainability can apply for the Jeff Schell Scholarship.

- Educators of Biology and Chemistry:
Faculty students in biology and chemistry (up to the master's level) can apply for the Kurt Hansen scholarship. Here, the focus is on study projects, internships, summer courses and complementary courses of study.

- Apprentices:
Apprentices and young non-academic professionals can apply for the Hermann Strenger Scholarship. Assignments are offered abroad for
projects, internships, complementary courses or assignments at work.

In this case, the fields of interest are: careers in health care, technical or scientific occupations, business administration.

The next round of applications must be submitted between June 1 and July 18, 2018. Details for each grant can be found on the Foundation's website.

This article was written and published in Spanish and has been translated into English via Google Translate. Click here to read the original article.

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