CCRC Scholarships 2019 - GRK 2407

    We are offering the following scholarships to its DFG-funded Cologne Cardiovascular Research Center (CCRC) Graduate Program “Inflammatory and Cellular Stress Signaling: Switches to Vascular Dysfunction” for highly qualified and outstanding master and medical students.
    The objective of the offered undergraduate scholarships is to integrate highly qualified and outstanding medical students and master students of natural sciences into ongoing CCRC research projects.
    International guest students are more than welcome to join the graduate program and spend a research period in Germany. The University of Cologne strives to increase the share of women in the University and hence also strongly encourages women to apply. Applicants with disabilities who are equally qualified will be favored.

    MD doctoral thesis scholarships (12 months)
    Target group: Undergraduate research scholars (f/m) (medical students interested in basic research-oriented doctoral thesis)
    Aim: “Help to prepare MD students for a scientific research career in the field of cardiovascular medicine”
    Salary: 800€ / month

    Student scholarships (6 weeks)
    Target group: Undergraduate research scholars (f/m) (medical students), preferably first and second year students, participation in research track desirable
    Aim: “Supporting highly motivated and outstanding young MD students in fostering the interest and skills for basic cardiovascular research”
    Salary: up to 750 € / 6 weeks

    Qualification scholarships (12 months)

    Target group: Students with a B.Sc. degree about to finish their education which qualifies candidates for a research-based doctorate in one of the CCRC research project (f/m) (science students)
    Aim: “Qualification for research-based doctorate in cardiovascular sciences”
    Salary: 800 € / month

    For additional information, please contact our CCRC coordinator Dr. Monika Schlosser by E-Mail: monika.schlosser[at] Please provide your CV and a short statement explaining your motivation to apply for the scholarships in Cologne Cardiovascular Research Center (maximal 1 page).

    We encourage highly motivated students to apply latest by 1st of March, 2019.