September 28, 2017

Sreekanth B

Sandwich Model Scholarships

IndiaBioscience invites applications from registered PhD students at an Indian university/institute for Sandwich Model Scholarships 2017 to carry out research for their PhD thesis in India as well as in Germany under the joint supervision of professors from both the nations.
Sandwich Model Scholarships 2017


To be eligible for the scholarship, a candidate must
  • Have a first class Master's degree
  • Have PhD registration with an Indian University not older than 3 years at the time of application deadline.
  • Have a letter of acceptance confirming academic supervision from a German Professor on the university's letterhead with a clear reference to the research project. 
  • Be residing in India at the time of application.
Note: Candidates in the fields of Law and Philosophy must have a good knowledge of the German Language.


Variable awards

Last Date: Oct 1, 2017

Contact Details

IndiaBioscience National Centre for Biological Sciences, GKVK Campus, Bellary Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, India 560065
p 91 80 23666223

How to Apply

To apply for the scholarship, the applicants need to follow the following steps:

Step 1: Visit the Webiste for the scholarship application.
Step 2: Fill up the required information to find the respective scholarship.
Step 3: Click on 'Research Grants - Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degrees'.
Step 4: Carefully go through the information available and click on 'Submitting an application'.
Step 5: Click on 'To the application portal' to begin the application procedure.
Step 6: Register on DAAD portal and complete application as per the instructions available.
Step 7: Upload required documents.
Step 8: Finally submit the application form.

Note: After online submission, the applicants have to send hard copies of application form and relevant documents to the address given below-

German Academic Exchange Service
Mrs Anuroopa Dixit 2,
Nyaya Marg Chanakyapuri New Delhi 110 021
Tel: 91-11-41680968; 41680969
Fax: 91-11-46068192

 More details

Documents required
  • Complete CV (no more than 3 pages)
  • Letter of confirmation from a German Professor stating she/he is willing to guide the PhD research
  • A comprehensive research proposal of maximum 10 pages, agreed upon by both Indian and German supervisors
  • A precise work along with time schedule of maximum 3 pages for the planned research
  • Approval form for PhD supervisor in the home country
  • Two references from senior academics
  • List of academic publications (if any) in maximum 10 pages
  • All certificates and mark sheets of school and university education
 Award details
  • Monthly stipend of 1000 Euros
  • A lump sum amount towards air fare from India to Germany and back
  • Exemption from payment of university tuition fees
  • Subsidy in study and research
  • Compulsory health insurance covered by DAAD
  • 2 months German Language Course in India - free tuition
  • 4 months German Language Course in Germany - free tuition, boarding, lodging plus pocket allowance during the period of the German language course in Germany (preceding studies/research)
  • Spouse allowance and additional rent subsidy
  • Supervisor’s travel
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