Bayer Foundations Talents Scholarship Programme


Bayer Foundations Talents Scholarship Programme

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”.

The Bayer Fellowship Program consists of five scholarship programs that offer tailored financial support. The Apprentices scholarship program, one of the 5 scholarships, enables apprentices and young professionals in non-academic professions to apply for foreign assignments.

The “Talents for Africa” program allows students and young professionals, from Germany or Africa, with credentials in the subjects listed for the Apprentices program to apply.

The program “Talents for Africa” is aims German students and young professionals with up to two years of work experience who would like to do a study project or gain practical work experience in Africa.

It is also open to students in Africa who would like to study, research or complete an internship in Germany.

Important requirements for the support:
a). The project to be supported must be innovative and international. All applicants should have a high level of commitment, dedication and an innovative project plan.

b). Scholarships are granted:

  • to students and young professionals (up to two years after graduation) from Germany wishing to realize a study or research project abroad, or
  • to foreign students/young professionals pursuing a project in Germany.

Method of Application

We require the following application documents for the Talents for Africa scholarship:

  • 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
  • Photo (passport or job application photo)

You must submit Applications between June 1 and July 18, 2017

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