Helmholtz International Fellow Award for Excellent Researchers and Science Managers, 2014

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Helmholtz Association is offering fellow award for excellent researchers and science managers based outside Germany. German or international researchers who are based abroad and who do not have an employment contract with a Helmholtz Centre are eligible for funding. The award will give fellows the opportunity to pursue research flexibly at one or more Helmholtz Centres where cooperation already exists or would be useful and profitable in the future. In 2014 up to 10 Helmholtz International Fellow Awards can be awarded. The Fellow Award provides funding of €20,000.. Cooperation with the world’s best researchers is a key objective of the Helmholtz Association’s international activities. To this end, the organisation has also committed itself to an internationalisation strategy within the framework of the Joint Initiative for Research and Innovation. The Helmholtz International Fellow Award aims to intensify existing cooperation between Helmholtz Centres and international research institutes and to further strengthen the links between Helmholtz researchers and outstanding colleagues abroad. Another aim is to further increase the international visibility of the Helmholtz Association as an excellent research institute and an attractive cooperation partner. The association also hopes to achieve a multiplier effect. Helmholtz International Fellows can serve as ambassadors for the Helmholtz Association and promote new links and cooperation with their country of origin and/or home institute..  Fellowships are available for senior scientists and research managers to pursue research flexibly at one or more Helmholtz Centres where cooperation already exists or would be useful and profitable in the future.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? The Helmholtz International Fellow Award targets outstanding senior scientists and research managers based outside Germany who have excelled in fields relevant to the Helmholtz Association, including science management at large international research institutions. German or international researchers who are based abroad and who do not have an employment contract with a Helmholtz Centre are eligible for funding.
Benefits of the scholarship:  The Helmholtz International Fellow Award provides funding of €20,000.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Not Known
Number of scholarships:  In 2014 up to 10 Helmholtz International Fellow Awards can be awarded.

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