Hermann Strenger Scholarship for Trainees, Apprentices and Young Professionals in Non-Academic Professions to Work in Germany

International Fellowship Program:
Bayer Fellowship Program (Apprentices)

Course(s) Offered: Non-academic professions
Course Level: Apprenticeship (foreign assignments, on-the-job assignments)
Provider: Bayer Foundations
Country to Study in: Germany, Other countries

Scholarship Description
Bayer Foundations, involved in Promoting Talents Across Borders through its International Fellowship Program is happy to offer the Hermann Strenger Scholarship for apprentices and young professionals in non-academic professions.

The program Hermann Strenger Scholarship is focused on foreign assignments like projects, internships, supplemental courses or on-the-job assignments in a number of selected scientific and medical fields (see below) for both German and international non-German apprentices and young non-academic professionals.

Every year, the Bayer Fellowship Program targets students and apprentices in scientific and medical disciplines to support the next generation of researchers and teachers as they engage in “Science for a Better Life”. See also the Bayer Fellowship Programs for Africans.

Bayer Foundations Hermann Strenger Scholarship

The Hermann Strenger Scholarship promotes international work experience for:
  • Talents with a non-academic background
Applications are welcome from trainees, apprentices and young professionals who wish to gain work experience abroad, e.g. through on-the-job assignments, internships or training courses.

The following non-academic disciplines are particularly in focus:
  • Science-related work fields (e.g. lab assistants)
  • Health sector, healthcare professionals
  • Business administration, assistants
  • Technical professions
Note: Scholarships are granted exclusively to apprentices or young professionals from Germany who wish to work abroad, or to foreign apprentices or young professionals who are interested in a project assignment in Germany.

Eligible groups
Citizens of African countries

Fields of study
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
Number of awards
Not specified

Sponsorship duration
The scholarship will covers the whole duration of your program

Scholarship benefits
The financing generally covers the cost of living, travel expenses and project costs. Each applicant is asked to set up an individual cost schedule to be approved by the Foundation Council.

Method of Application
You need to apply online via the official website. However, access to the Online application form is only accessible during the application period (see deadline below). See also the Bayer Fellowship Programs for Africans. For the Hermann Strenger Scholarship, applicants must submit the following:
  • Confirmation letter from the foreign host institute/university on the planned project from September 2017 to August 2018
  • Most recent transcripts with good to excellent grades
  • A description of the project (duration of 2-12 months) with financial plan. The project can consist of special study courses, laboratory assignments, research projects, summer classes or internships
  • Job application photo (no photo of your passport, please)
It is important to read the Scholarship Call Flyer and also to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete details on how to apply to this scholarship, and also to access the Online application form.

Applications commence 1 June 2018. All applications must be submitted between June 1 and July 18, 2018

The Bayer Foundations see themselves as a source of inspiration and partner for progress. They support young talents, top researchers, social entrepreneurship and social commitment with their various programs and awards. Bayer AG is a German multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company founded in Barmen (today a part of Wuppertal), Germany in 1863. It is headquartered in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Application Deadline: 18 July 2018
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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